September 8 – The Intersection of Health, Transportation, and Equitable Solutions (CME)

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Climate & Health Equity Webinar Series

Note: CME available, see below for more info

The Intersection of Health, Transportation, and Equitable Solutions

Friday, September 8, 2023


Transportation plays an important role in the impact of air pollution and its inequitable health impacts on disadvantaged communities. Dr. Maria “Cecilia” Pinto deMoura, Senior Vehicles Engineer in the Clean Transportation program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, will discuss current topics from the intersection of climate change, transportation emissions, health impacts, and equity.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit (s) ™

*Note: CME credit is available until April 2024

How to claim credit (004)

CME Portal

(the activity code can be found in the above recording)

Maria Cecilia Pinto deMoura, PhD,
Senior Vehicles Engineer in the Clean Transportation program, the Union of Concerned Scientistss
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) requires Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals responsible for the development, management, presentation, and/or evaluation of a CE activity. In order to fulfill this requirement, MSM can only approve a CE activity when all involved individuals have completed the following disclosure form.

Maria “Cecilia” Pinto deMoura, moderator for this activity has no financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and have indicated that the presentations or discussions will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Non-faculty contributors and other involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.


Speaker Bio: Dr. Maria “Cecilia” Pinto deMoura

Maria Cecilia Pinto de Moura is senior vehicles engineer in the Clean Transportation program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. She conducts research on transportation energy and emissions, and performs analyses in support of regional and national policy campaigns that aim to reduce oil use and mitigate vehicle emissions. Dr. Pinto de Moura also works with the UCS Climate & Energy modeling team on national transportation energy and emissions modeling. Prior to joining UCS, Dr. Pinto de Moura served as a research associate for the Joint Global Change Research Institute/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, where she developed emissions and climate scenarios using integrated assessment models. Dr. Pinto de Moura also conducted research for the Center for Energy and Environmental Economics at the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro. She volunteered as an environmental advocate in Rio de Janeiro for over 10 years, saving green urban areas from deforestation.