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6th Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 8:30am to Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 4:30pm

6th Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference

Bridging Research, Practice and Policy

 

Tuesday, April 8, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Smith Memorial Student Union

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Keynote Speaker

Julia Brody, PhD, is executive director of Silent Spring Institute, an organization that partners with physicians, public health advocates and scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer. Dr. Brody also serves as adjunct assistant professor at the Brown University School of Medicine and is a leader in research on breast cancer and the environment and in community-based research and public engagement in science.

Session Topics

Breakout sessions will cover a range of topics including environmental justice, healthy homes, environmental toxicants, epigenetics, air quality, climate change, built environment, state policy efforts, sustainable practices in health care, and more! See the abbreviated agenda and the full program.

Who Should Attend

Public health practitioners, researchers, naturopathic and allopathic practitioners, healthcare administrators, community organizers, non-profit program managers, and students interested in understanding how their own areas of practice affect and are affected by environmental and health challenges.

Continuing Education Credits

The conference is approved for 4.75 Environmental Health Registration Board credits, and we expect to be approved for continuing education credits by OHSU School of Nursing and Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine. We'll indicate the number of credits on this website when approved.