Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2019-2020

The Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) seminar series is supported by the Dalla Lana School of Public HealthPublic Health Ontario, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, and the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease. Contact ocrc@occupationalcancer.ca to sign up for the mailing list.

Seminar Details
Time: Seminars are held on Fridays from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gage Building, room 108 (223 College Street, enter off Ross Street)
Webinar: Available

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 (elaina.macintyre@oahpp.ca). 

Upcoming Seminars

DateSpeaker (Institution)Title/Topic
October 25, 2019Vicki Ho (Université de Montréal) Exploring sex differences in the etiology of cancer: a critical look at endocrine disrupting agents in the workplace
(Register now)
November 8, 2019Nancy Carnide (Institute for Work & Health)Cannabis use in the workplace
November 22, 2019Theresa To (SickKids)The Ontario Asthma Surveillance Information System (OASIS)
December 6, 2019Arif Jetha (Institute for Work & Health)Return-to-work following illness or injury

Note: Spring 2020 seminars will be posted shortly.

Past Seminars

October 11, 2019 – Where are heart healthy neighbourhoods? Competing influences of the built environment and traffic-related air pollution on cardiovascular risk factors
Nicholas Howell, University of Toronto


September 27, 2019 – Workers’ compensation for occupational disease: Medicolegal challenges
Katherine Lippel, University of Ottawa


Click the links below to see presentations from the previous seminar series: