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. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the mailing list.
Time: Seminars are held on Fridays from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gage Building, room 108 (223 College Street, enter off Ross Street)
The seminars are open to everyone, and can be attended in person or by webinar. Registration is free of charge. To register, and to receive the instructions for connecting to the webinar, please follow the Eventbrite links in the table below. The link will become available approximately a week before each seminar date.
Following the seminar, presentation slides will be posted below with the consent of the presenter.
The Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The series is also approved by the Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI), and by the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (CRBOH) for Registration Maintenance (RM) points. Additional details on continuing education credits (including approval numbers) will be available shortly. If you have further questions, please contact Elaina MacIntyre (email@example.com).
April 5, 2019 – Challenges in accommodating mental and physical health conditions: What workplace parties are saying
Monique Gignac, Institute for Work & Health/University of Toronto
March 22, 2019 – Can we improve air pollution estimates when extending land-use regression models to adjacent cities or backward in time?
Kerolyn Shairsingh, University of Toronto
March 8, 2019 – Sun Safety – at work, home and play
Thomas Tenkate, Ryerson University
February 22, 2019 – When pigs’ bacteria fly: the evolution and spread of antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in regions of dense industrial hog production in North Carolina, U.S.
Sarah Rhodes, University of North Carolina
February 8, 2019 – E-waste: The Unintended Consequence of our Digital Revolution
Miriam Diamond, University of Toronto
January 25, 2019 – Case report: Environmental exposure to arsenic
Vincent Spilchuk, Public Health Ontario
January 11, 2019 – Meeting the challenges of occupational disease surveillance in Ontario
Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Centre
December 7, 2018 – Perspectives on mitigating exposure to engineered nanomaterials in the workplace
Pat Rasmussen, Health Canada/University of Ottawa
November 30, 2018 – Water, Environment and Health: The impact of the open dump in Brasilia-DF, Brazil
Vanessa Resende Nogueira Cruvinel, University of Brasilia
November 23, 2018 – Asbestos-related lung cancer: An unrecognized health hazard
Christine Oliver, University of Toronto
November 9, 2018 – Current drinking water quality challenges: Morbidity and mortality associated with building water systems
Jennifer Clancy, Environmental Science, Policy & Research Institute
October 26, 2018 – Does climate modify the relationship between neighbourhood walkability and physical activity?
Justin Thielman, Public Health Ontario
September 28, 2018 – The economic burden of lung cancer and mesothelioma due to occupational and paraoccupational asbestos exposure
Emile Tompa, Institute for Work & Health
Click the links below to see presentations from the previous seminar series: