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Registration is now open for the 6th Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference: Bridging Research, Practice, and Policy.
When: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Where: Portland State University Smith Memorial Student Union (1825 SW Broadway in Portland)
Email Oregon Environmental Council for more information.
Professional + Continuing Education: $85
We expect the conference to be approved for continuing education credits by the OHSU School of Nursing, Environmental Health Registration Board, and Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine. We'll indicate the number of credits on this website when approved.
Julia Brody, PhD, is executive director of Silent Spring Institute, an organization that partners with physicians, public health advocates and scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer. Dr. Brody also serves as adjunct assistant professor at the Brown University School of Medicine and is a leader in research on breast cancer and the environment and in community-based research and public engagement in science.
Who should attend?
Public health practitioners, researchers, naturopathic and allopathic practitioners, healthcare administrators, community organizers, non-profit program managers, and students interested in understanding how their own areas of practice affect and are affected by environmental and health challenges.
The conference is co-organized byMore information »
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