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Larry J. Gordon Papers

Selected Digitized Papers

1961 Community Support – Public Relations.” Presentation, U.S. Public Health Service Communicable Disease Control Course #324, “Communicable Disease Control in the Community – Administrative,” Atlanta, GA, 1961.
1961 Fees for Service: Pros and Cons.” Presentation, U.S. Public Health Service Communicable Disease Control Course #324 “Communicable Disease Control in the Community – Administrative,” Atlanta, GA, 1961.
1962 The General Environmental Health Problem.” Presentation, U.S. Public Health Service Sanitary Engineering Center Training Course, “Urban Planning for Environmental Health, Boulder, CO, September 3-7, 1962.
1966 Comments on Environmental Health Programs of Metropolitan Areas.” Presentation, Conference of Municipal Public Health Engineers, San Francisco, CA, November 2, 1966.
1967 Presentation, Annual Meeting of the New Mexico Public Health Association, Las Cruces, NM.
1968 Comprehensive Health Planning and Consumer Food Protection.” Presentation, Conference on Consumer Food Protection, Colorado Healthy Environment Committee, Denver, CO, November 8, 1968.
1968 Relevance of the Environment to Health Planning.” Presentation, American Medical Association Conference on Community Health Planning, Miami Beach, FL, November 30, 1968.
1969 Pesticides.” Draft paper, U.S. Conference of City Health Officers, 1969.
1969 Is Health Planning Comprehensive?” Presentation, Environmental Health Section, U.S.-Mexico Border Public Health Association Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, June 4, 1969.
1969 Environmental Engineering – A Fable, and a Challenge.” Presentation, Southwestern Chapter, New Mexico Society of Professional Engineers, Las Cruces, NM, February 22, 1969.
1969 Directions for Environmental Health.” Presentation, Sanitarians Short Course, sponsored by the Montana State Health Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, October 28, 1969.
1970 The Role of State Governments in Programs of Environmental Management and Consumer Protection.” Santa Fe, NM, January, 1970.
1970 Health Hazards Associated with Products Consumed or Used.” Presentation, Workshop on Health Aspects of Environmental Pollution, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, May 29-June 1, 1970.
1970 Problems Related to Environmental Health Manpower Production and Utilization.” Notes for a panel discussion, “Health Service Manpower Roadblocks,” American Public Health Association, Houston, TX, October 26, 1970.
1971 Letter to William Simms from Larry Gordon, regarding economic development and environment. December 1, 1971.
1973 A Potpourri of Environmental Management Methods.” Presentation, New Mexico Environmental Improvement Agency, Santa Fe, NM, October 15-19, 1973.
1973 Impact of New Federalism on State Environmental Health Organizations.” Presentation, American Public Health Association Special Session, San Francisco, CA, November 6, 1973.
1973 Approaches to Effective Re-Organization.” Presentation, American Public Health Association session on “Trends in Reorganizations Affecting Environmental Health,” San Francisco, CA, November 8, 1973.
1974 "Programming for Effective Problem Solving.” Presentation, Managerial Training Program, Santa Fe, NM, December 12, 1974.
1975 Environmentalists, Sanitarians (or Whatever) and the Environment.” Presentation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, February 20, 1975.
1975 The Environment in Relation to a National Health Insurance Program.” Presentation, Colorado Environmental Health Association, National Environmental Health Association, Colorado State Health Department, and others, Denver, CO, February 21, 1975.
1975 Organizational Alternatives for the New Mexico Public Health Association.” Presentation, Annual Meeting of the New Mexico Public Health Association, Albuquerque, NM, March 6, 1975.
1975 Organization of Environmental Programs at the State Level.” Presentation, Annual Meeting of the International Association of Milk, Food, and Environmental Sanitarians, Toronto, Canada, August 13, 1975.
1976 Administration of a Water Pollution Control Program.” Presentation, Civil Engineering Seminar, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, March 17, 1976.
1976 Changing Public Health Curriculum.” Presentation, School of Public Health Colloquium, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, March, 18, 1976.
1976 Planning and Management of Environmental Health Programs in Urban Areas.” Presentation, 49th Annual Educational Conference of the National Environmental Health Association, Nashville, TN, June 29, 1976.
1976 Managerial Concepts Regarding Environmental Agencies.” Presentation, 29th Annual Conference, Western Association of Food and Drug Officials, Santa Fe, NM, August 9-12, 1976.
1978 Environmental Health—Everybody’s Responsibility.” Keynote address, “Strategy Session on Directions for Environmental, Public, and Occupational Health Programs,” sponsored by the American Medical Association, Chicago, IL, November 16, 1978.
1979 Health Education in the Health and Environment Department.” Presentation, Governor’s Conference on Rural Medical Practice, Albuquerque, NM, November 16, 1979.
1980 Environmental Health Organization and Management—Some Different Experiences.” Presentation, Environmental Science/Human Ecology Seminar, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, January 18, 1980.
1980 Must We Have a Sick Environment to Have a Healthy Economy?” Presentation prepared for the 1980 National Health Forum, sponsored by the National Health Council, Phoenix, AZ, March 20, 1980.
1980 APHA-Affiliate Relationships.” Presentation, New Mexico Health Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, May 9, 1980.
1980 Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.” Presentation prepared for the New Mexico Governor’s Conference on Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Albuquerque, NM, July 31-August 1, 1980.
1981 Environmental Health Personnel and Program Priorities for the Eighties.” Workshop, Rockville, MD, July 14-16, 1981.
1981 Presentation prepared for the National Student Nurses Association.
1981 Presentation prepared for the Michigan Conference of Local Health Officers, February 4, 1981.
1981 Presentation, New England Council of Optometrists, March 5, 1981.
1981 Presentation, Illinois Public Health Association, April 29-May 1, 1981.
1981 Presentation, Conference of State Sanitary Engineers, May 4, 1981.
1981 Industry’s Role in Disease Prevention.” Presentation prepared Annual Meeting of the Single Service Institute, Pinehurst, NC, May 28, 1981.
1981 Analysis of the Effect of Public and Private Policies on Public Health.” Presentation, Albert J. Chesley, M.D. Memorial Lecture, Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Public Health Association, Bloomington, MN, September 30, 1981.
1981 The Impact of Reagan’s Health Policies and Budgets on New Mexico.” Presentation, Annual Meeting of the New Mexico Hospital Association, Albuquerque, NM, October 23, 1981.
1981 Environmental Health: New Problems, New Responses for the 1980s.” Presentation, “Projected Changes in Public Health Training in the Decade of the 1980s,” American Public Health Association, Los Angeles, CA, November 3, 1981.
1981 Federal Clean Air Act.” Testimony, Environment and Public Works Committee, US Senate, Washington, D.C., July 9, 1981.
1981 Federal Clean Air Act.” Testimony, Subcommittee on Health and Environment, Energy and Commerce Committee, US House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., December 7, 1981.
1981 The Health Professions’ Role in Addressing National Energy Problems.” Presentation, Conference on Health & Energy Issues of the 80s, sponsored by the National Alliance for Energy Contingency Planning for Health Resources, Kansas City, MO, December 10, 1981.
1982 Why Population is Important to Americans.” Presentation, National Audubon Society’s Western Regional Conference, Asilomar Conference Center, Monterey, CA, April 3-6, 1982.
1984 Keynote address, Health Day, Indianapolis, IN, May 23, 1984.
1984 Lest We All Forget.” [Remarks by] Larry Gordon, 1984 Davis Calvin Wagner Award. July 2, 1984.
1984 Testimony Regarding Management of Hazardous Waste at the Local Level.” Provided to Senator Domenici, Mr. Ruckelshaus, July 1984.
1985 Statement Regarding Right-To-Know.” Meeting preparations, New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board, Albuquerque, NM, November 7, 1985.
1986 Albuquerque’s Multi-Faceted Air Pollution Issues.” Presentation, New Mexico Chapter, American Society for Public Administration, Albuquerque, NM, February 26, 1986.
1986 Blueprint for Environmental Health.” March 3, 1986.
1986 Skills/Roles Required of Personnel Dealing with Quick Response Situations.” Presentation, “Education and Training for Health Risk Assessment and Management of Hazardous Waste,” Arlington, VA, March 25, 1986.
1986 Summary of Soviet-American Seminar on Public Health Issues CA-606.” April 13-28, 1986.
1987 Medicine/Public Health Interface: A Challenge.” Convocation Address, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, May 16, 1987.
1987 Evaluating the Environmental Health Work Force.” Keynote Address, National Evaluating the Environmental Health Work Force Conference, Airlie House, Warrenton, VA, July 13, 1987.
1987 Presentation, [NM] Legislative Finance Committee, December 7, 1987.
1988 Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Abilities of Environmental Health Graduates from Schools of Public Health or Graduate Environmental Health Programs.” Presentation, Career Development in Environmental Health Project, Washington DC, December 6, 1988.
1991 Educating Environmental Health Science & Protection Professionals: Problems, Challenges & Recommendations.” Booklet. May 5, 1991.
1992 The Future of Environmental Health.” Keynote address, California Environmental Health Assn., Fresno, CA, April 8, 1992.
1992 The Future of Environmental Health and Protection.” Presentation, Richard G. Bond Memorial Lecture, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, October 8, 1992.
1993 Health Care Forum Panel Comments, Idaho Public Health Association, April 21, 1993.
1993 Memories of UNM.” [Remarks by] Larry Gordon, 1993 UNM Zimmerman Award, Albuquerque, NM, September 30, 1993.
1994 Letter from Larry J. Gordon to Family, January 12, 1994.
1994 Public Service: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” Commencement Address, UNM School of Public Administration, Albuquerque, NM.
1994 The Evolving Nature of Environmental Health and Protection.” Presentation, School of Public Health Colloquium, University of Texas, Houston, TX, February 17, 1994.
1994 Public Health: A Blurred Vision.” Presentation, University of South Carolina School of Public Health, April 6, 1994.
1994 Public Health in an Era of Change.” Workshop, December 15, 1994.
1995 An American Family: Not Merely a Couple with Children.” January, 1995.
1995 Keynote Presentation, New Mexico Environmental Department, Field Services Division, Albuquerque, NM, May 17, 1995.
1996 Leading Change, or Being Left Behind?” Keynote Presentation, Michigan Environmental Health Association, March 13, 1996.
1996 Enhancing the Good, Abolishing the Bad and the Ugly.” Keynote Presentation, New Mexico Environmental Health Association, December 5, 1996.
1998 Some Components of Environmental Health and Protection Systems.” Presentation, Turning Point New Mexico Environmental Health Task Group, August 19, 1998.
1999 Local Boards of Health and Environmental Health: Which Way to Go?” Presentation, National Association of Local Boards of Health Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, July 29, 1999.
1999 Taken from an Interview with Larry J. Gordon, MS, MPH.” Transcript, Jake Spidle, PhD [Interviewer], Albuquerque, NM, 1999.
2000 Setting the Context: Environmental Health Practitioner Competencies.” Presentation, American Public Health Association – National Center for Environmental Health Workshop, Washington DC, February 28, 2000.
2001 Competencies to Survive and Thrive.” Keynote address, Colorado Environmental Health Association, September 12, 2001.
2002 Leadership: The Road less Traveled.” Presentation, Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership, Class of 2002 Leadership Training Program.
2002 Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places.” Commentary, Rocky Mountain Institute for health and Environmental Leadership, January 23, 2002.
2004 Moving Forward to be all you can be.” Keynote Presentation, Wisconsin Environmental Health Conference, WI, October 25, 2004.
2005 There's no use running if you're on the wrong road.” Presentation, Environmental Health Capacity Building Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA, May 20, 2005.
2006 Adventures in Environmental Health Policy and Politics: Examples Move the World More Than Doctrine.” Presentation, Environmental Health Leadership Institute, St. Louis, MO, October 27, 2006.
2006 The Future of the Environmental Health Revisited: Past Recommendations and Future Challenges.” Presentation, National Environmental Health Conference, Atlanta, GA, December 5, 2006.
2007 Embracing Environmental Health: In Whole, or by Parts.” Presentation, California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health, San Francisco, CA, September 20, 2007.
2008 Dogs Don’t Bark at Parked Cars: Leadership Midst the Din.” Presentation, NEHA Leadership Section, Tucson, AZ, June 24, 2008.
2008 "Myths Can be Hazardous to Your Practice." Online Editorial. August 2008.
2008 "A Gathering of Stars." Online Editorial. August 2008.
2008 "Ever Evolving Environmental Health and Protection: Circa 1946-2008." Online Editorial. October 2008.
2008 "In Change There is Opportunity." Online Editorial, November 2008.
2009 "A Visit with a Sanitarian." Seminar discussion paper, Environmental Health Services Branch, NCEH, March 31, 2009.
2009 "Only the Rock Fireplace Remains." February 14, 2009.
2009 "The Making of Modern New Mexico: The Role of Governor King." Presentation, UNM Law School, Albuquerque, NM, September 11, 2009.
2011 "Earth Day Presentation." Presentation, Albuquerque Environmental Health Department. April 22, 2011.
2011 "------- And Advertise!." Online Editorial. July 2011.
undated Mounds and Memories.” Personal recollections by Larry Gordon of his childhood and family, undated.
undated Environmental Health and Protection Adventures.” book by Larry Gordon with contributions by Cubia L. Clayton, Thomas E. Baca, Russell F. Rhoades, Sarah B. Kotchian.

More information about Mr. Gordon's career can be found on the following websites:

American Academy of Sanitarians website: http://www.sanitarians.org/Larry-Gordon-Bio