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Symposium on Cumulative Impacts and Children's Environmental Health
January 16, 2013 - January 17, 2013
Time: Jan.16, 9-4:30 pm, Jan.17, 9-12:30 pm
Location: California EPA Building, 1001 I St; Live webcast also available
Topics covered will include:
- Emerging Research Relevant to Cumulative Impacts and Children’s Environmental Health. Moderator: Mark Miller, UCSF PEHSU
- Perspectives from Children’s Environmental Health Research Centers. Moderator: Lauren Zeise, OEHHA
- Cumulative Metrics and Findings for Air Pollution. Moderator: Melanie Marty, OEHHA
- Future Directions: How Do We Address Cumulative Impacts for Children? Discussion. Moderator: Amy D Kyle. UC Berkeley
Co-sponsors: University of California, Berkeley; National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Office of Environmental Healh Hazard Assessment, University of California, San Francisco, Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, United States Enviornmental Protection Agency
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