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CROM Grand Rounds- September 22, 2015 – Cancer and Causality – Judith Graber, Ph.D.

Posted at 8:42 am September 21, 2015, in Seminars


Judith Graber, Ph.D.

Topic: “Cancer and Causality”

Date and Time: September 22, 2015, 1:30 PM

Location: Conference Room A & B, EOHSI

Learning Objectives:

  1. Introduce concepts of cancer epidemiology, its definition and aims
  2. Explain and contrast concepts as they apply to cancer causality: single causes; multiple causes; necessary and sufficient causes and the Bradford-Hill criteria
  3. Familiarize attendees with the systems developed by the U.S. government and the World Health Organization to assess the human carcinogenicity of an exposure
  4. Explain why understanding cancer epidemiology and causality is important in clinical epidemiology

Target Audience: : Environmental and/or occupational medicine practitioners, community health workers, industrial hygienists, researchers, students of air pollution health effects and to others in the field of environmental and occupational safety and health. Occupational Physicians, Nurses, Industrial Hygienists, fellows, residents, medical students and environmental exposure scientists.

Accreditation& Designation:  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Declarations: Dr. Judith Graber has no relevant financial relationships and Dr. Graber does not intend to discuss
unapproved/investigational uses of commercial products during her presentation.

Planning committee members, Mitch Rosen, Michael Gochfeld and Michael Pratt have no relevant financial relatoinships.