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 2014-2015 seminars are below. For upcoming seminars, please visit our events page.
2014-2015 Occupational and Environmental Health Seminars
April 9, 2015 – Towards understanding the burden of ambient air pollution and temperature in Ontario: Recent research
Hong Chen, Public Health Ontario and the University of Toronto
March 26, 2015 – Genetic and Epigenetic Epidemiology Findings: How does it impact population health?
France Gagnon, University of Toronto
March 12, 2015 – Respiratory and Allergic Effects of Indoor Dampness and Mold: What do we know?
Mark Mendell, California Department of Public Health
February 26, 2015 – Canada in a Changing Climate: Health Canada Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation
Peter Berry, Health Canada
Link to handouts and related materials
February 12, 2015 – The New York State Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
Neil Muscatiello, New York State Department of Health
January 29, 2015 – Every Breath You Take: Probing the Properties of Particulate Pollution
Greg Evans, University of Toronto
January 15, 2015 – Diverging trends in the incidence of occupational and non-occupational injury in Ontario, 2004-2011
Cam Mustard, Institute for Work & Health and the University of Toronto
PubMed link to abstract
December 11, 2014 – Urban Greenness and Associations with Obesity, Physical Activity, and Health Outcomes: Findings from the US Sister Study, and the Canadian Community Health Survey
Paul Villeneuve, Carleton University
November 27, 2014 – Small area analysis of cancer incidence and behavioural risk factors in the Erie St. Clair region
Eric Holowaty, Cancer Care Ontario and University of Toronto
Laura Seliske, Cancer Care Ontario
Todd Norwood, Cancer Care Ontario
November 13, 2014 – Occupational Asthma in Ontario
Susan Tarlo, Toronto Western Hospital and University of Toronto
October 30, 2014 – Science, Regulation and a Cancer Free Economy
David Kriebel, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
October 16, 2014 – The Public Health Information Management System
Paul Belanger, Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health & Queens University
October 2, 2014 – Evaluating OHS prevention programs: An example of a voluntary audit-based prevention program in British Columbia
Chris McLeod, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
September 18, 2014 – We live in a multi-pollutant world: estimating cumulative health risk from air pollution in Toronto neighbourhoods
Stephanie Gower, Toronto Public Health and University of Toronto
Click here to see presentations from the 2013-2014 seminar series.
Click here to see presentations from the 2015-2016 seminar series.