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.

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Seminar Details

Time: Seminars are held on Fridays from 12:00pm to 1:00pm (ET)
Location: the 2021-2022 seminar series will be held online only

The seminars are open to everyone, and can be attended via Zoom 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 Victoria Arrandale (victoria.arrandale@utoronto.ca).  

Upcoming Seminars

Date Location Speaker (Institution) Title/Topic
October 1, 2021 Webinar Jeff Siegel(University of Toronto) Exposing the Brain: The cognitive impacts of indoor air pollution. Click here to register!
October 15, 2021 Webinar Emily King(University of Toronto) Facial Protective Equipment use by home care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic
October 29, 2021 Webinar Elyse Caron-Beaudoin (University of Toronto) Health effects of unconventional natural gas in Northeastern British Columbia
November 12, 2021 Webinar Clare Wiseman (University of Toronto) Road Dust and its Implications for Urban Health
November 26, 2021 Webinar Amanda Sheppard (University of Toronto) Title TBD
December 10, 2021 Webinar Niki Marjerrison (University of Toronto) Title TBD

Past Seminars

September 17, 2021 – Building Capacity to Tackle Global Occupational Disease
Marianne Levitsky, Workplace Health Without Borders and University of Toronto


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

2013-2014 — 2014-2015 — 2015-2016 — 2016-2017 — 2017-2018 — 2018-2019 — 2019-2020— 2020-2021