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Eating Fish: Balancing nutritional benefits and risks from mercury

Posted at 2:59 pm July 29, 2015, in Seminars

Gochfeld 200mercury-in-fishSpeaker: Michael Gochfeld, MD, PhD, EOHSI

Topic: Eating Fish: Balancing nutritional benefits and risks from mercury

Date and Time: August 4, 2015, 1:30 PM

Location: Conference Room A-B, EOHSI

Objectives:

  1. Understand the benefits of fishing and eating fish
  2. Know the risks associated with methylmercury from eating fish particularly for high-end fish consumers
  3. Explain the spectrum of methylmercury toxicity

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

Accreditation and Designation: 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 with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Declarations: Dr. Michael Gochfeld has no relevant financial relationships and Dr. Gochfeld does not intend to discuss unapproved/investigational uses of commercial products during his presentation. Planning committee members, Michael Rosen, Michael Gochfeld and Michael Pratt have no relevant financial relationships.