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CROM Grand Rounds- May 24, 2016 – Superfund Research Program and the Convergence of Sciences – Luis O. Rivera-González, Ph.D.

Posted at 3:35 pm May 18, 2016, in Seminars

Speaker: Luis O. Rivera-González, Ph.D. luis

Topic: “Superfund Research Program and the Convergence of Sciences

Date and Time: May 24, 2016, 1:30 PM

Location: Conference Room C, EOHSI

Pizza will be served for lunch

OBJECTIVES

1.Explain NIEHS’s Superfund Research Program (SRP) and how Superfund sites are determined.

2.Use Puerto Rico’s SRP as a case study looking into chemicals exposure during pregnancy.

3.Explain how chemicals found in Superfund sites such as endocrine disrupting chemicals may have an effect in early life.

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. Luis O.Rivera-Gonzalez has no relevant financial relationships and Dr. Rivera-Gonzalez does not intend to discuss unapproved/investigational uses of commercial products during his presentation.

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