Marcellus Shale Environmental Health Conference and Call for Posters

Posted on 8/2/2011 11:03:41 AM

The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Environmental Health Task Force (EHTF) will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference, plus a call for posters, on health and legal issues related to drilling the Marcellus Shale for natural gas.

Nina Kaktins, doctoral candidate in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, is co-chair of the EHTF and one of the conference presenters.

The conference, “Marcellus Shale: Unearthing Environmental Health Issues for Nurses,” will be held at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on October 7, 2011.

Visit the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association website, then click on the “Marcellus Shale Conference” link to register for the conference, or click on “Submit today! Environmental Health Call for Posters” to submit a poster.