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Save the Date for the 6th Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference: Bridging Research, Practice and Policy, which will host leading scientists, researchers, and health professionals from across the Pacific Northwest to continue our robust dialogue on the interrelationship between the environment and health and healthcare practices.
When: Tuesday April 8th, 2014, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Portland State University
The Northwest Environmental Health Conference Planning Committee is now accepting proposals for conference presentations on emerging research, healthcare practices, community-based work, and policy issues in the field of environmental health.
Proposals must be submitted using the online application form. All proposals are due no later than December 6th, 2013.
The Northwest Environmental Health Conference is co-organized by Oregon Environmental Council, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Oregon Public Health Association, Multnomah County Health Department, Responsible Purchasing Network, National College of Natural Medicine, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10, and Oregon Public Health Division, Center for Health Protection.
A fact sheet on the health effects of PCBs, from Oregon PSR. Read more »
A fact sheet on the health impacts of mercury and its contribution to neurodevelopment disorders, from Oregon PSR. Read more »
A fact sheet on particulate matter in air pollution and its effects, from Oregon PSR. Read more »