CROM Grand Rounds- July 12, 2016 – “Responding to Suspected Occupational and Residential Cancer Clusters” – Judith M. Graber, Ph.D., MS

Posted at 10:32 am July 11, 2016, in Seminars

Speakers:  Judith M. Graber, Ph.D., MS   clusters


“Responding to Suspected Occupational and Residential Cancer Clusters”

Date and Time: July 12, 2016, 1:30 PM

Location: Conference Rooms A&B, EOHSI, Piscataway, NJ


  1. Explain the challenges of identifying a cancer cluster, and of identifying “the cause”
  2. Describe the steps for investigating a cancer cluster
  3. Identify and be able to locate data sources for the investigation
  4. Describe the central role of, and steps for, effective and transparent communication with stakeholders

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, Dr. Mitchel Rosen and Dr. Michael Gochfeld have no relevant financial relationships. Dr. Michael Pratt’s immediate family works for Novartis.”