New Methods for Exposure Metrics

 

Friday, April 5, 2013, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kettering Lab

University of Cincinnati

 

Understanding the relationship between exposures and health outcomes requires an accurate exposure assessment and use of that information to create exposure metrics.  This workshop will address important issues around specimen procurement and exposure metrics.

 

Speakers and Topics include:

 

Susan Teitelbaum, Associate Professor, Department of Preventative Medicine at Ichan School of Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine

      Chemical mixes in personal products: Use the E-Ranker!

 

Susan Pinney, Professor, Director, CEG Integrative Health Sciences Facility Core

      Exposure Metrics: Considerations on construction from interview data

     

Ian Papautsky, Associate Professor, UC; BioMicroSystems Lab Director

      How can you use the Lab-on-a-Chip for exposure assessment?

 

David Jones, Epidemiologist, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

      Hints for success: Planning to use GIS methods?

 

Jeanette Buckholz, Jr. Research Associate, Environmental Health, UC
        Hints for success: Collecting, processing, storing and retrieving biospecimens for environmental biomarkers

 

This workshop complements the public education forum: Looking Upstream for Environmental Links to Breast Cancer—April 6th, 2013 at the UC Reading Campus.  For more information about Looking Upstream, see http://www.bcacincy.org/images/Brochure_2013.pdf

 

Lunch is on us, but you must RSVP by April 3, 2013 to: Elizabeth.Kopras@uc.edu or 513-558-3625

 

Directions to UC/Kettering Lab and parking information

 

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