The Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) seminar series is supported by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Public Health Ontario, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, and the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease.
Presentations from the 2013-2014 seminars are below. For upcoming seminars, please visit our events page.
2013-2014 Occupational and Environmental Health Seminars
November 21, 2013 – Air Pollution: Monitoring, Managing and Minimizing Effects on Health
Jeffrey Brook, Senior Research Scientist, Environment Canada & Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
January 16, 2014 – An Occupational Exposure Registry for Asbestos Workers in Newfoundland and Labrador
Stephen Bornstein, Director, SafetyNet, Memorial University
January 23, 2014 – Improvements in Surveillance and Public Health from California’s Environmental Health Tracking Program
Paul English, Branch Scientific Advisor (Environmental health Investigations), California Department of Public Health
February 13, 2014 – Design challenges associated with ascertaining exposures and contaminant levels among recent newcomer women
Donald Cole, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and Director of the Collaborative PhD Program in Global Health
Dolon Chakravartty, PhD Student, Dalla Lana School of Public Health (Social and Behavioural Health Sciences and the Environment & Health Collaborative Program)
Clare Wiseman, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Environment & Health Collaborative Program, School of the Environment, University of Toronto
Josephine Archbold, Policy and Research Consultant, Toronto Public Health
February 25, 2014 – Lung Cancer and Indoor Air Pollution in Xuan Wei, China: Exposure Assessment, Etiology, and Intervention
Roel Vermeulen, Associate Professor, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
March 20, 2014 – “Don’t tell me about the science!” Wind turbines and human health: An emotional topic
Loren Knopper, Senior Scientist, Intrinsik Environmental Sciences Inc.
March 27, 2014 – Is psychological stress in the workplace a risk factor for cancer?
Marie-Élise Parent, Associate Professor, INRS – Institut Armand-Frappier Research Centre
April 10, 2014 – Knowledge translation and CAREX Canada
Anne-Marie Nicol, Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University