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EOH Seminar Series

Presenting current topics in health, work, and environment

The Center partners with the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health to host an interdiciplinary seminar series to present new and emerging trends. Each year, we bring in visiting scholars and researchers to present on a wide range of topics including environmental health, Total Worker Health®, safety and health in oil and gas, and toxicology.

Wednesday, October 4 | 12–1pm | Ed 2 South 2201

D.jpgUsing a Novel Spatiotemporal Exposure Assessment to Estimate Health Effects During the 2008 Northern California Wildfires

Colleen Reid, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado – Boulder. She is interested in how environmental and social exposures interact to influence health with a particular focus on exposures caused by global climatic changes and society's responses to those changes. To date, her research has focused on the health impacts of exposure to air pollution from wildfires, extreme heat events, and proximity to urban vegetation.

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Safety and health hazards of workers in the oil and gas extraction industry

Kyla D. Retzer, MPH has been working as an epidemiologist within the Oil and Gas Safety and Health Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for the past six years. (Tuesday, March 8, 2016)

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Total Worker Health

Dr. L. Casey Chosewood is the Director of the Office for Total Worker Health® at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and CDC. He promotes the protection and improvement of the safety, health, and well-being of workers around the world. From 2004 to 2009, he served as the Director of the CDC Office of Health and Safety, safeguarding the 15,000 members of the CDC workforce as they faced new challenges of the modern public health era including emerging infectious diseases, bioterrorism, and other global health challenges. (Tuesday, February 2, 2016)

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