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).
The remaining seminars for 2019-2020 have been postponed until the Fall. We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 6, 2020 – Building an evidence base for better subway air quality: The Subway Air Quality Initiative
Keith Van Ryswyk, Health Canada
February 21, 2020 – Cancer surveillance among plastics and rubber manufacturing workers in the Ontario workforce
Nathan DeBono, Occupational Cancer Research Centre
February 7, 2020 – CANUE in 2020: Highlights and Future Opportunities
Jeffrey Brook, University of Toronto
January 24, 2020 – Prostate cancer and metal exposures in the Atlantic PATH cohort
Anil Adisesh, St Michael’s Hospital
January 10, 2020 – Prospective cohort studies in Canada and their role in assessing environmental risk factors
John McLaughlin, University of Toronto
December 6, 2019 – Getting the message right: Strengthening return-to-work communication in British Columbia’s health care sector
Arif Jetha, Institute for Work & Health
November 22, 2019 – What do we know about the risk of asthma and the environment (air pollution)? A population-based approach
Teresa To, SickKids
November 8, 2019 – Cannabis use and the workplace
Nancy Carnide, Institute for Work & Health
October 25, 2019 – Exploring sex differences in the etiology of cancers: a critical look at endocrine disrupting chemicals in the workplace
Vikki Ho, Université de Montréal
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: