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Environmental Workshop Agenda

Friday, April 4, 2014
Time Event
7:30–8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast/ Registration
8:45–9:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks [Pam O’Harra]
9:00–10:00 a.m. Radon — Health Risks in Homes and Commercial Facilities and How to Minimize Them [Jim Hughes and Celia Rajkovich, DEP]
10:00–11:00 a.m. Occupational Sources of Air Pollution and Effects on Health: An Overview (Pesticides, Asbestos, Lead, etc./Asthma) [Chad Rittle, RN, SWAOHN]
11:00–11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Genes to Personalized Medicines: Personalized Cancer and Autoimmune Drugs [Dr. Vida R. Irani]
12:15–1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15–2:15 p.m. Occupational and Environmental Health Concerns from Particulate Exposures during Gas Well Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing [Dr. Jermey Slagley]
2:15–3:15 p.m.
Environmental Health in Extraction and Use of Fossil Fuels: An Overview (Coal, Oil and Natural Gas [Nina Kaktins, RN, PhD Candidate]
3:15–3:30 p.m. Break
3:30–4:30 p.m. Environmental Awareness: Community Preparedness Activities [Dr. Cindy Zidek and Dr. Amy Labant]
4:30–4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks/Awarding of Continuing Education


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