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Endocrine Disruptor Seminar for Nursing Faculty, Nurses, and Nursing Students

January 21, 2010 - January 21, 2010
Boston, Massachusetts

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Endocrine Disruptor Seminar for Nursing Faculty, Nurses, and Nursing Students

Date: January 21, 2010

Time: 12:45-3:00 PM

Location: Building 1, Room 1302,
Harvard School of Public Health

Presentations:

  • Brief Overview of Endocrine Disruption and a Closer Look at Phthalates and Bisphenol A
    Russ Hauser, MD, ScD, MPH
  • Endocrine Disruption by Environmental Toxicants
    Wendy Heiger-Bernays, PhD
  • Nursing Assessment and Interventions for Endocrine Distributors
    Rebecca Williams, BSN, RN, MPH

Intended audience:

  • Child and maternal health nurses
  • Nursing faculty
  • Practicing nurses
  • Nursing students

Learn about:

  • Current research on endocrine disrupting chemicals
  • Best practices for minimizing exposure in a medical setting
  • Messages for patient education

A WebEX option will be available for ten people on a first come, first served basis. Please email Ann Backus at abackus@hsph.harvard.edu by January 18 to request WebEX participation. We will email you a link.

RSVP: Ann Backus: abackus@hsph.harvard.edu by January 19 so we can make Visitor Passes. Please enter HSPH at 651 Huntington Avenue. Parking passes are not available. The GREEN LINE E train to Brigham Circle is a good option.

Sponsors:

  • Harvard NIEHS Center for Environmental Health
  • Boston University Superfund Research Program

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