Event Archive

Thursday, March 27, 4:00 — 6:00 p.m. in Building I, 1302
Inside Environmental Health: Emerging Research in EH Laboratories
with Dr. Francine Laden (Associate Professor of Environmental Epidemiology) and Dr. Andrea Baccarelli (Associate Professor of Environmental Epigenetics).

Thursday, March 13 — 12:30 p.m. in FXB G-11
ERC Seminar
with Dr. Chirag Patel
Environment-wide Association Studies (EWAS): A comprehensive view of environmental connections with disease and health

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Inside Environmental Health: Emerging Research in EH Laboratories
Next colloquium: Thursday, February 19, 4:00 — 6:00 p.m. in Building I, 1302
with Dr. James Shine (Director, EER Program) and Dr. Quan Lu (Associate Professor of Environmental Genetics and Pathophysiology).

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Film Screening & Panel Discussion at Harvard University Center for the Environment
“Chasing Ice,” 5:30 p.m. in Science Center C

 

Monday, September 16, 2013
New England Endocrine Disruptor Consortium (NE-EDC) //
Environmental Epigenomics: Methods and Tools to Investigate Environmental Programming of Health and Disease

FXB G12; 12:30-1:20
Andrea Baccarelli, MD, MPH, PhD; Mark and Catherine Winkler Associate Professor of Environmental Epigenetics, Harvard School of Public Health

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
EH Seminar: “Early life environmental influence on epigenetics”
Dr. Carrie Breton, ScD, University of Southern California
10:30 a.m. in Building I-1302

2011-2012

May 23, 2012   7:00PM
Lecture at the Waterworks Museum (2450 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02467):
“Water in a Changing World”
John Briscoe, Ph.D., Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering and Environmental Health

 

May 10, 2012  12:30PM-1:20PM,  HSPH Kresge Building, Room 502
EH Colloquium: A Human Health Perspective on Climate Change: Adaptation in the Public Health Sector
George Luber, Ph.D. Associate Director for Global Climate Change, National Center for Environmental Health

 

April 13, 2012     12:30PM-1:20PM,  HSPH Kresge Building, Room G-11
EH Special Seminar: “The New Science of Sophisticated Materials: Nanomaterials and Beyond”
Andrew Maynard, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Director, University of Michigan Risk Science Center

April 5, 2012  12:30PM-1:20PM,  HSPH Building 1, Room 1302
EH Colloquium: Global Climate Change and Health in a Low Carbon Economy
Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, Professor of Environmental Studies & Population Health Sciences, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

March 29, 2012  12:30PM-1:20PM,  HSPH Building 1, Room 1302
EH Colloquium: “Water and Health (and climate change?)”
John Briscoe, Ph.D., Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering and Environmental Health at Harvard University; Director, Water Security Initiative, Harvard University
March 8, 2012   12:30PM-1:20PM,  HSPH FXB Building, G-11
EH Colloquium: Can We Feed a Growing World Without Destroying the Planet?
Jon Foley, Ph.D. Director, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota
Watch the talk: http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/ehc-20120308/index.htm

 

February 9, 2012  12:30PM-1:20PM
EH Colloquium: “What Public Health Professionals Should Know to Help Create a Healthy, Just, and Sustainable Society”
Anthony Cortese, ScD President, Second Nature: Education for Sustainability

February 2, 2012   12:30PM-1:20PM
EH Colloquium: “Projecting, Managing, and Communicating Environmental Health Risks”
Jeremy Hess, MD, MPH, Professor of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health
January 19, 2012   12:30PM-1:20PM
EH Colloquium: “Environmental Change and Infectious Disease: the Essential Role of Environmental Health Science”
Justin Remais, Ph.D., MS, Director, Graduate Program in Global Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health

November 18, 2011  12:30PM-1:20PM
HSPH Kresge Building, Room 502
EH Special Seminar: “Greenland as an Environmental Health Laboratory”
Philippe Grandjean, MD, DMSc, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health, HSPH; Professor, Environmental Medicine, University of Southern Denmark
Henning Pedersen, MD, PhD, District Medical Officer at the Primary Health Care Clinic in Nuuk, Greenland
Missed the seminar? You can watch it here.

November 17, 2011  12:30PM-1:20PM
HSPH Building 1, Room 1302
EH Colloquium: “The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be: Climate Change, Health, and the Federal Response”
John Balbus, MD, MPH, Senior Advisor for Public Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

 

October 17, 2011  12:30PM-1:20PM
HSPH Building 1, Room 1302
EH Colloquium: “The changing climate and health: greenhouse gases as a public health risk”
Ari Bernstein, MD, MPH, Acting Associate Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School

 

Sept 21, 2011  2:00PM-3:00PM, HSPH 10th floor, Leadership Studio
The Forum at HSPH: The Andelot Series on Current Science Controversies: Smog or Jobs? The Impact of Tighter Ozone Pollution Control on Health and the U.S. Economy.
Expert Panelists: Douglas Dockery, Rogene Henderson, John Walke, Roger McClellan, W. David Montgomery
Moderator: Cristine Russell
Watch the live webcast here.

 

2010-2011

Sept 7, 2010   *Dissertation Defense*
Olivier Humblet: Dioxins, PCBs and Pubental Development Among Russian Boys: Lifestage and Genetic Susceptiblity

Sept 7, 2010
MIPS Seminar: Beyond toll-like receptor 9: Interactions between plasmacytoid dendritic cells and Aspergillus fumigatus
Zaida Ramirez, Doctoral Candidate, University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Sept 8, 2010
NIEHS Organics Core Seminar: Applicability of PBPK models in prospective Dosimetry and hypothesis Generation: The case of Polybrominated diphenyl Ether (PBDE)
Claude Edmond, PhD Toxicologist, Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada Consultant, BioSimulation Consulting, Inc., Newark, DE, USA

Sept 9, 2010 *Dissertation Defense*
Christopher Ronk: A Cluster-Randomized Trial With General Construction Superintendents To Mitigate Stepladder-Related Fall Hazards

Sept 10, 2010
EOME Seminar: Accute Upper and Lower Respiratory Effects in Wildland Firefighters
Denise Gaughan, MPH    EOME Program Harvard School of Public Health

Sept 14, 2010
MIPS Seminar:   The role of ACT1 in IL-25 dependent TH2 responses
Shadi Swaidani, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Sept 15, 2010   *Dissertation Defense*
Leonard Zwack: Characterizing Spatial Patterns of Traffic-Related Air Pollutants in Complex Urban Terrain

Sept 16, 2010
EH Colloquium: Understanding the epidemiology Of ADHD: Implications for Environmental Health
Andy Rowland, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.

Sept 21, 2010
MIPS Seminar:   Mechanical stretch upregulates Metallothionein and other stress-responder Genes in lung cells
Francis Boudreault, PhD, Research Associate, MIPS, HSPH

Sept 22, 2010
Epidemiology Seminar: Measurement Error in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
Donna Spiegelman, ScD  Professsor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of
Public Health

Sept 24, 2010
Seminar in Occupational Health and Environmental Health Research:  Genetic Modification of the Association Between Dioxin Exposure  and Male Pubertal Onset
Olivier Humblet, MS Doctoral Student, Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, Harvard
School of Public Health

and  Validation of a Single-item Measure of Work Related Physical Fatigue in the French GAZEL Cohort
Erika Sabbath Doctoral Student, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health; Doctoral Candidate,  University of Paris XI-Sud/INSERM U1081, Villejuif, France

Sept 28, 2010
EER Work-In-Progress Seminars: Measuring the Benefits of Air Pollution Controls: Irish Coal Ban Studies
Doug Dockery, ScD, Chair, Department of Environmental Health, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology

Sept 28, 2010
EER Work-In-Progress Seminars: TBA
Jack Dennerlein, PhD, Senior Lecturer on Ergonomics and Safety

Sept 29, 2010
MIPS Seminar:  Overcoming steroid insensitivity In lung disease
Ian Adcock, PhD, Professor of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology and Head of the Molecular
Cell Biology Group National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London

Sept 30, 2010
First Annual EER Film Festival:  Tapped
Tapped examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, andout reliance on oil

Oct  19, 2010
MIPS Seminar: The Role of CD137 in Macrophage uptake and killing of Francisella tularensis
Glen Deloid, MD, Research Associate, MIPS, HSPH

Oct 22, 2010
Seminar in Occupational and Environmental Health Research: Working hours, sleep, and the risk of work-related injury
Anna Wirtz, Dipl. Psych., Dr. Phil. Post Doctoral Research Fellow Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
and
Common Complaints- Common Cure? Psychiatric comorbidity and Predictors of Treatment Outcome  in Low Back Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Silje Endresen Reme, PhD, PsyD Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Liberty Mutual Institute for Safety

Oct  26, 2010
MIPS Seminar: Relevance to human health of the varying balance between host protection and inflammation in different species
H. Shaw Warren, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital

Oct 26, 2010
EER Work-In-Progress Seminars: TBA
Diane Gold, MD, MPH, DTM&H, Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health

Oct 28, 2010
Symposium: Global Water and Food Security — A new Role for the Private Sector
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman, Nestle Commentators:  John Briscoe, HSPH/SEAS, Rebecca Henderson, HBS, & Rob Paarlberg, HKS and Wellesley College

Oct 28, 2010
First Annual EER Film Festival:  King Corn
King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation

Oct 29 2010
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Grand Rounds: An Occupational Approach to Hand Dermatitis
Yolanta Petrofsky, MD, MPH  Resident, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Harvard School of Public Health

Nov  2, 2010
MIPS Seminar: Immunomodulatory treatment of severe influenza: “If people did not sometimes do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.”
David S. Fedson, MD, former Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, and former Director of Medical Affairs, Aventis Pasteur MSD

Nov 8, 2010
EOME Seminar Series: Establishing Worker Exposure Monitoring Programs in the Global Footwear Industry
Bob Clifford, MS, MS, JD Industrial Hygiene Consultant

Nov 9, 2010
Channing/EER Program Work-in-Progress Seminar: Lead exposure and age at menopause
Ki-Do Kim, Research Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health

Nov 9, 2010
MIPS Seminar: Host defense in the lungs in response to bacteria in the airways
Claire Doerschuk, MD Professor of Medicine & Pathology, UNC School of Medicine

Nov 19, 2010
Seminar in Occupational and Environmental Health Research: Associations of Iron Metabolism Genes with Blood Manganese
Birgit Claus Henn, MPH, SD Post Doctoral Fellow, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health

And: The relationship between Environmental Exposure to PCBs and p,p’ DDE and Human Sperm Sex-Chromosome Disomy.
Megan McAulliffe, MS Doctoral Student, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health

Dec 9,2010
EH Colloquium: Perfluorinated alkyls in plasma are related to reproductive outcomes because of pharmacokinetics
Matt Longnecker, M.D., Sc.D., NIEHS Biomarker-based Epidemiology Group

Dec 9, 2010
First Annual EER Film Festival:  Who Killed the Electric Car?
Who Killed the Electric Car? explores the creation, limited commercialization and subsequent destruction of the battery electric vehicle in the United States.

Dec  13, 2010
MIPS Seminar: Innate immune responses to acute lower respiratory infection
Joseph P. Mizgerd, ScD, Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, Director, Pulmonary Center

Dec 13, 2010
Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program: A Strategy for Quantifying the Neurodevelopmental Burden Associated with Children’s Exposure to Environmental Chemicals
David Bellinger, PhD, MSc, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Professor in the Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health.

Dec 13, 2010
PQG Seminar: Genetic Mechanisms of Susceptibility to Oxidant-Induced Lung Disease: New Insights
Steven Kleeberger, PhD, Acting Deputy Director, Environmental Genetics Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences & National Toxicology Program

Dec 17, 2010
THE 13th JAMES L. WHITTENBERGER SYMPOSIUM AND LECTURE:   Continuing Vulnerability: Adolescence and the Reproductive Years

Feb 1, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Micromechanical characterization of Lung Tissue: Implications for Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Fibrosis and Hypertension
Fei Liu, PhD Research Associate, MIPS, HSPH

Feb 3, 2011
Alice Hamilton Award Lecture: Location, Location, Location: How Where You Live in the U.S. Affects Your Health
Francine Laden, ScD Mark and Catherine Winkler Associate Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, HSPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, HMS

Feb 7, 2011
Special Seminar in Epigenetics: Epigenetic Regulation by Histone Demethylases in Development and Cancer
Hank H. Qi, MD, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Newborn Medicine, Children’s Hospital, Boston

Feb 9, 2011
EOME Seminar: Environmental Health and Safety of Engineered Nanomaterials (ENMs)
Philip Demokritou, PhD Assistant Professor of Aerosol Technology and Air Quality Engineering, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

Feb 11, 2011
Seminar in Occupational and Environmental Health Research: Cumulative Lead Exposure and Electrocardiographic Conduction Disturbance in Men
Ki-Do Eum, PhD Research Fellow, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

And: Developmental Organochlorine Compund Exposure, Thyroid Function, and Neuropsychological Function up to Age 5 1/2 Years
Jordi Julvez, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

Feb 17, 2011  *Dissertation Defense*
Megan McAuliffe: Human Sperm Aneuploidy: Associations with Environmental Organochlorine Exposure and Sperm Indices

Feb 18, 2011
Environmental Health and Sustainability Club Presents: Health Promotion and America’s National Parks: Living Laboratories for Strengthening the Nexus between Public Lands and Public Health
Jonathan Jarvis, Director of US National Park Service
David Wong, Chief of Epidemiology and Health Promotion Branch, NPS

Feb 24, 2011
EH Colloquium: Nanomedicine and Cardiovascular Disease
Jason R. McCarthy, Ph.D., Center for Molecular Imaging Research and The Center for Systems Biology Assistant Professor in Radiology Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital

Feb 25, 2011
Seminar in Occupational and Environmental Health Research: Genetic variability in the metabolism of the tobacco-specific nitrosamine 4-(methylnitrosamine)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone(NNK) to 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol (NNAL)
Monica Ter-Minassian, ScD Post doctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

and Preliminary results from a community-based study of prenatal arsenic exposure in Bangladesh
Molly Kile, ScD Research Associate, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health

Feb 28, 2011
Special Epigenetics Seminar: Y Variants Tip the Chromatin Balance
Bernardo Lemos, PhD, Research Fellow, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

March 1, 2011
Making Smoking History Worldwide: The Greek Experience
Panagiotis Behrakis, MD, PhD Harvard School of Public Health and University of Athens, Greece
Constantine Vardavas, PhD Harvard School of Public Health  and University of Crete, Greece
Andreas Neophytou,  Doctoral Student, Harvard School of Public Health

March 1, 2011
Armen H. Tashjian, Jr. Award for Excellence in Endocrine Research Inaugural Award Presentation and Lecture:  Connecting cancer to metabolism through a nutrient sensing signaling network
Brendan D. Manning, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases

March 3, 2011
MIPS Special Seminar: When it’s good to die: Macrophage cell death as a component of innate immunity
David H. Dockrell, MD Wellcome Senior Clinical Fellow, Professor of Infectious Diseases, University of Sheffield

March 7, 2011
Harvard ERC and Organics Core EOME Program Seminar: Impact of Bisphenol A Derivatives in Dental Materials
Abby Fleisch, MD Fellow in Endrocrinology, Children’s Hospital Boston

March 10, 2011     
MIPS Journal Club & Core Competency Presentation: Nanoplatforms for Nanomedicine
Srinivas Sridhar, Ph.D. Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics Director, IGERT Nanomedicine Science and Technology NCI/NSF Program Director, Electronic Materials Research Institute Northeastern University Visiting Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School

March 11, 2011
Seminar in Occupational and Environmental Health Research: Clinical and Genetic Determinants of Acute Kidney Injury in Septic Shock
Angela J. Frank, MD Clinical Fellow, Harvard Combined Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program, Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

March 18, 2011
HSPH Environmental Statistics Seminar: A risk set calibration approach to survival data analysis with error-prone time-varying covariates and an application to a study of air pollution effects on all cause mortality in the Nurses’ Health Study
Xiaomei Liao, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health
Donna Spiegelman, Sc.D. Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health

March 22, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Nrf2 stress response pathway as a modifier of COPD
Shyam Biswal, PhD Professor of Environmental Science, Toxicological Sciences, Department of Oncology, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine John Hopkins University

March 22, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Biophysical Regulation of Astrocytoma Cell Physiology in 2D and 3D Culture
Theresa Ulrich, Doctoral Candidate, University of California, Berkeley

March 29, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Rho Kinase and airways hyperresponsiveness
David Kasahara, PhD, Research Associate, MIPS, HSPH

March 29, 2011
PQG Seminar:  A Large-Scale Genomewide Association Study of Lung Cancer in Han Chinese: Cumulative Effects of Six Genetic Variants
Hongbing Shen, MD, PhD, Dean of School of Public Health, Professor of Epidemiology Nanjing Medical University, China

March 30, 2011
EH Department Special Seminar: Optimal Climate Policy with Air Pollution Co-Benefits
Nicholas Z Muller, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics, Economics Department, Environmental Studies Program, Middleburry College, Vermont

April 1, 2011
Seminar in Occupational and Environmental Health Research: Psychosocial and Physical Environmental Risk Factors for Urban Childhood Asthma: Air Pollution and Stress
Yueh-Hsiu Mathilda Chiu, ScD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 5, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Toxicological Evaluation of Realistic Emissions Source Aerosols (TERESA) – Mobile Sources Tunnel Studies: Assessment of  Breathing Pattern
Edgar Diaz, MD, Research Associate, MIPS, HSPH

April 7, 2011
Risk Assessment Course: Expert Elicitation for Environmental Policy Analysis
Neil Stiber, Environmental Scientis in the U.S. EPA Office of the Science Advisor (OSA)

April 7, 2011
Dissertation Defense: Cadmium, Neuropsychological Outcomes, and Iron Processing Genotypes
Timothy Ciesielski, Doctor of Science Candidate, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 8, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Perturbing cell mechanics by therapeutic ultrasound
Natalya Mizrahi, Doctoral Student, Technion University

April 8, 2011
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Grand Rounds: Fatigue Risk Management Systems and Workplace Light Filtering
Presenter: Stasia Muhlner, MD, PhD Resident, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency, HSPH
Discussant: Martin Moore-Ede, MD, PhD Chairman and CEO Circadian

April 11, 2011
Doctoral Defense: Biomarkers of Metals Exposure in Two High-Risk Communities
Rebecca Lincoln, Doctorate of Science Candidate, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 11, 2011
Doctoral Defense: Social Determinants of Workers Health and Safety
Seung-Sup Kim, Doctorate of Science Candidate, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 11, 2011
Harvard ERC Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program Seminar:  Agent Orange & Vietnam Veteran Health: Four Decades Later and What Do We Know?
Jean Stellman, PhD Professor Emerita & Special Lecturer Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University

April 12, 2011
Harvard NIEHS Organic Core Seminar: FDA Decisions in the Context of Public Health
Bernard A. Schwetz, DVM, PhD Retired US Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services (former Acting Commissioner, US FDA)

April 12, 2011
EER Work-In-Progress Seminar: Prenatal Neurotoxicants and Childhood Memory and Learning
Sara Cabelli Orenstein

April 14, 2011
Oral Examination: Andreas Neophytou, Doctor of Science Degree Candidate, Department of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, HSPH

April 14, 2011
Doctoral Defense: Prenatal Organochlorine Exposure and Childhood Growth and Blood Pressure
Marisa Oge, Doctorate of Science Candidate, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 15, 2011
Doctoral Defense: Assessing the Relation Between Markers of Traffic and Cardiovascular Health Using Bayesian and Frequentist Approaches
Emmanuel S. Baja, Doctorate of Science Candidate, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 19, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Beta-2 adrenergic receptor regulation: genes, enzymes and small molecules
Xiaofeng Jiang, PhD, Research Fellow, MIPS, HSPH

April 22, 2011
Dissertation Defense: Aircraft Cabin Air Quality: Impact on Health and Comfort
Hanine Estephan, Doctoral Student Candidate, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 25, 2011      1:30-3:30PM
Landmark West 4th Floor 414A
Dissertation Defense: Health, Environmental and Economic of Biodiesel for Transportation in Mexico
Ramon Alberto Sanchez Piña, Doctor of Science Candidate, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 26, 2011      9:30-10:30AM
Bldg 1, Room 1302
MIPS Seminar: The role of bronchial epithelial cells in promoting angiogensis of asthma
Jin-Ah Park, PhD, Research Fellow, MIPS, HSPH

April 28, 2011
Dissertation Defense: Control of lung fibroblast proliferation and fibrogenesis by matrix stiffness
Justin Mih, Doctor of Science Candidate, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 29, 2011
MIT Center for Environmental Health Sciences Friday Forum: Organic fine particulate matter in the atmosphere: Primary vs. secondary air pollution
Professor Jesse H. Kroll, MIT Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering

May 2, 2011       12:30-1:20PM
FXB, Room G12
Seminar in Occupational and Environmental Health Research: Persistant Educational Influence Transforms an Unrelenting Issue: Small Artisanl Gold Mining and Mercury Emissions
Tara Rava Zolnikov, MS, Graduate Student, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

May 3, 2011
MIPS Seminar: A bioinformatic approach to identifying macrophage genes important for the response to intracellular pathogens
David Gregory, PhD, Research Associate, MIPS, HSPH

May 4, 2011
EH Special Seminar: The Europena Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE) 2008-2012: Design and Progress
Bert Brunekreef, PhD Professor, Utrecht University
Robert Beelen, PhD Post-Doctoral Fellow, Utrecht University

May 4, 2011
DBS “Leaders in Biology” Distinguished Lecture: From environmental disasters to new mechanisms for lung injury: redox regulation of epithelial ion channels.
Sadis Matalon, PhD, DrSc  Alice McNeal Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Director, Pulmonary Injury and Repair Center School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Deputy Editor, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Editor-Elect, American Journal of Physiology- Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology

May 5, 2011
Harvard-NIEHS Metals Core Seminar:  Arsenic as an Endocrine disruptor and immune modulator
Joshua W. Hamilton, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, and Chief Academic and Scientific Officer, Marine Biology Laboratory, Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medecine, Brown University

May 6, 2011
Ocupational and Environmental Grand Rounds :  Travel Medicine: Preparing Travelers to Haiti
Presenter: Stasia Muhlner, MD, MPH Resident, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency, HSPH
Discussant: Laura Kogelman, MD Tufts Medical Center, Division of Geographic and Infectious Disease

May 10, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Environmental pollution effects on influenza infection: RNAi screens for host factors
Hui Pan, PhD, Research Associate, MIPS, HSPH

May 27, 2011
Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program Special Seminar:Integration of Quality of Life and Survival for Outcome/Risk Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Health: Method and Empirical Examples
Jung-Der Wang, MD, ScD, Distinguished Professor of the National Taiwan University, Chair Professor of the National Cheng Kung University

May 27, 2011
EH Colloquium/Special Seminar: ”Developing a System of Predictive and High Content Nanomaterial Hazard and Risk Assessment”
Andre Nel, MD, PhD, Professor and Immunologist

May 27, 2011
Special Seminar: ”Quantitative biokinetics of engineered nanoparticles after inhalation and other routes of intake”
Wolfgang Kreyling, PhD, Biophysicist

May 31, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Characterization of a new player in microvesicle release
Joseph Nabhan, PhD, Research Fellow, MIPS, HSPH

June 3, 2011
EH Special Seminar: Environmental Smoke: From Tobacco to Air Pollution… The Cardiologist’s View
Aurelien Wauters, MD, Research Fellow, Cardiology Laboratory, ULB – Erasme Hospital, Brussels

June 14, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Effects of pre and post natal exposure to ambient particles on respiratory and reproductive system of mice
Paulo Saldivo, MD, Chair, Department of Pathology, Universidade de Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil

June 21, 2011
MIPS Seminar: Epigenomic analysis of dendritic cells conferring increased susceptibility to asthma
Lyudmila Mikhaylova, Ph.D., Research Associate Pulmonary and Critical Care, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

July 7, 2011
Harvard- NIEHS Organics Core Seminar: Thyroid Dysfunction as a Mediator of Organochlorine Neurotoxicity in Preschool Children
Jordi Julvez, PhD  Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health

July 7, 2011
Doctoral Dissertation: Biomass fuels and air pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Measurement Studies in Rural and Urban Populations
Kathie Dionisio, ScD Global Health and Population and Environmental Health

July 13, 2011
Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program Special Summer Seminar: Cost Effectiveness of the Promotion of Workers’ Healthy Lifestyle: What is the Evidence for Physical Activity, Dietary Behavior, Fitness, Body Weight, and Musculoskeletal Disorders?
Allard Van der Beek, PhD Professor of Occupational Epidemiology, Vice head Department of Public and Occupational Health, Co-Director Research Program ‘Musculoskeletal Health’ EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research


 

2009-2010

June 24, 2009

Air pollution sources, exposure and health effects in Africa: current knowledge and data needs
Majid Ezzati, MEng, PhD, Department of Global Health and Population, Department of Environmental Health
September 9, 2009

Residential Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors and the Allergy and Asthma Risks in Pre-school Age Children
Carl-Gustaf Bornehag, PhD, Karlstad University, Sweden, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Technical University of Denmark

October 10, 2009

A Ten-Year History and a Ten-Year Commitment Towards a more sustainable Harvard
Jack Spengler, PhD, Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation, Harvard School of Public Health

November 11, 2009

Climate and environmental change: The good, bad and ugly consequences on vectors and vector-borne disease
Richard Pollack, PhD, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Laboratory of Public Health Entomology, Harvard School of Public Health

November 15, 2009

Why do more people die in the Winter
Joel Schwartz, PhD, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Environmental Health

November 20, 2009

Formation, Identification, and Mitigation of Emerging Disinfection Byproducts
Shane Snyder, PhD, Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health

November 23, 2009

The Unique Vulnerability of the Developing Human Brain to Toxic Chemicals in the Environment
Phillip J Landrigan, MD, MSc, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York

December 2, 2009

Flame Synthesis and Applications of Nanoparticles: Health Effects?
Sotiris E. Pratsinis, PhD, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurick)

December 10, 2009

Asbestos and Mesothelioma — New Findings and Understanding
John Godleski, MD, Harvard School of Public Health

January 14, 2010

Human Fetal Testis Xenotransplants and Endocrine Disruption
Kim Boekelheide, MD, PhD, Brown University.

February 23, 2010

MIPS Seminar: Pulmonary Cellular Responses to Black Mold and Its Toxins
Jamie Rosenblum Lichtenstein, PhD Research Fellow in MIPS, HSPH

February 24, 2010

The Future of Energy: Natural Gas: Fueling America’s Clean Energy Future
Aubrey McClendon, Chairman and CEO, Chesapeake Energy

February 26, 2010

Seminar in Occupational and Environmental Health Research:
Environmental  Exposure to Organochlorines and Human Sperm
Aneuploidy
Megan McAuliffe, Doctoral Student, Environmental and Occupational
Medicine and Epidemiology Program Department of Environmental Health,
Harvard School of Public Health

Sensitivity of Continuous Performance Test (CPT) to Methylmercury
Exposure at Age 14 Years
Jordi Julvez, PhD, Research Fellow, Environmental and Occupational
Medicine and Epidemiology Program Department of Environmental Health,
Harvard School of Public Health

March 2, 2010

MIPS Seminar: Role of TNF in the Pulmonary Phenotype of Obese Mice
Alison Williams, PhD Research Fellow in MIPS, HSPH

March 4, 2010

Special Channing Seminar: Characterization of Jet Fuel Exposure in Military
Personnel
Kristen Weida Smith, MPH  Boston University School of Public Health

March 9, 2010

MIPS Seminar: Targeting Inflammation in Pulmonary Hypertension
Stella Kourembanas, MD Clement A. Smith Professor of Pediatrics
Joint Program in Neonatology Children’s Hospital

March 16, 2010

MIPS Seminar: Mechanical Forces Guide Collective Migration of Cells
Dhananjay Tambe, PhD  Research Fellow in MIPS, HSPH

March 22, 2010

EOME Seminar: Role of Ecological Psychology in Occupational Health and Safety
Marvin J. Dainoff, PhD, CPE Director, Center for Behavioral Sciences
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety

March 23, 2010

MIPS Seminar:  The asthma Biomarker and Effector Protein YKL-4 (Chitinase 3-Like 1) is Regulated by Mechanical Stress in Airway Epithelium
Jin-Ah Park, PhD Research Fellow in MIPS, HSPH

March 23, 2010

Environmental Epidemiology Work in Progress Seminar:  Exposure to Black Carbon and Cognitive Function in a Cohort of Older Men
Melinda Power, MS Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Environmental Health and the Department of Epidemiology, HSPH

March 24, 2010

Metals Core Seminar: Variability and Predictors of Urinary Bisphenol A Concentrations During Pregnancy.
Joe Braun, MSPH, PhD, RN Research Fellow Department of the Environmental Health Harvard School of Public Health

 

March 29, 2010

EOME Seminar: Leading Indicators of Health and Safety Performance: Why We Need To Look Up Not Down!
Benjamin C. Amick III, PhD  Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiology University of Texas School of Public Health Scientific Director and Senior Scientist, Institute for Work and Health

March 30, 2010

MIPS Seminar:  Practical Toxicogenomics-Present Promise, Overlooked Pitfalls, and Future Perspective
Toshi Shioda, MD  Assistant Professor of Medicine, MGH

April 2, 2010

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Grand Rounds: Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls in an Adolescent
Presenter: Kishan Kapadia, DO Clinical Toxicology Fellow, Harvard Medical Toxicology Fellowship
Discussant: Nilam Patil, DO Clinical Toxicology Fellow, Harvard Medical Toxicology Fellowship

April 5, 2010

EOME Seminar: Retrospective–Industrial Hygiene Field Studies 1960–1970s
William A. Burgess, SM Associate Professor of Occupational Health Engineering, Emeritus Harvard School of Public Health

April 5, 2010

EOME Seminar: Epigenetics & Disease Susceptibility
Dr. Shuk-Mei Ho Jacob A. Schmidlapp Chair and Professor Director, Center for Environmental Genetics Department of Environmental Health University of Cincinnati

April 6, 2010

Biostatistics Seminar:  Nonparametric Regression Methods for Exposure Estimation in Environmental Epidemiology
Brent Coull, PhD Associate Professor of Biostatistics, HSPH

April 9, 2010

Occupational and Environmental Health Research Seminar:  Evaluation of Atineoplastic Dermal Exposure Risk for Workers Responsible for Handling Potentially Contaminated Waste within a United States Pediatric Hospital’s Oncology Department
Dustin Walker SM2 Degree Candidate Epidemiology and Risk (EER) Program Department of Environment Health Harvard School of Public Health

April 12, 2010

Biodiversity, Ecology, and Global Change Seminar:  Population Dynamics in Epidemic Malaria: Climate Forcing and Parasite Evolution
Mercedes Pascual, PhD Rosemary Grant Collegiate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan

April 13, 2010

Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy Special Seminar: Viral Predictors of Asthma in Children
Tina Hartert, M.D., M.P.H. Associate Professor of Medicine Vanderbilt University

April 20, 2010

Harvard NIEHS Metals Core Seminar: Perinatal Epidemiology: Fetal Growth Definitions, Implications, and  Remaining Questions
Heather Burris, MD MPH Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Attending Neonatologist, Beth Israel Deaconess, Medical School and Visiting Scientist, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

April 22, 2010

HSPH Earth Week Faculty Speaker: The Public Health Impact of Air Pollution and Climate Change: The Evidence of Uncertainties
Francesca Dominici, PhD Professor of Biostats, HSPH

April 29, 2010

EH Colloquium: DNA Damage & Mutations: Challenging Dogma & Breaking Technological Barriers
Bevin Engelward, ScD Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

April 30, 2010

EOME Seminar: A Flexed Wrist Results in Larger Muscle Stress During Tapping
Hua Chen, MS candidate Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

Validity and Reliablity of Posture Observation During 3-D lifting Tasks
Xu Xu, PhD Department of Environmental Health, HSPH

May 4, 2010

Environmental Epidemiology Work in Progress Seminars:  Effects of Endotoxin Exposure on Childhood Asthma Risk are Modified by Genetic Polymorphisms in Innate Immunity
Joanne Sordillo, PhD Senior Research Scientist Department of Environmental Health Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, HSPH
May 4, 2010

Biostatistics Seminar: Genetic Mechanisms of Susceptiblity to Oxidant-induced Lung Disease: New Insights
Steven R. Kleeberger, PhD Acting Deputy Director and Head of the Environmental Genetics Group for the NIEHS & National Toxicology Program
May 4, 2010

Epidemiology Special Seminar:  Serum vitamin D and Risk of Pregnancy-Associated Breast Cancer
Calypse B. Agbosangaya, MPH National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland

May 10, 2010

Harvard- NIEHS Metals Core Seminar: Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT)
Akram Alshawabkeh, PhD, MS, PI, The Northeastern SuperFund Program Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Northeastern University

May 11, 2010

The Bioinformatics Core Forum: Personal Genomics: Exploring Systems Medicine Through Translational Bioinformatics
Atul Butte, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Director, Center for Pediatric
Bioinformatics, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital
June 3, 2010

EH Colloquia: The Association between Air Pollution and Strokes: An Update
Murray Mittleman, MDCM, MPH, DPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical
School, Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology

August 12, 2010

EH Colloquium: Cardiovascular Effects of Pollution and Community Noise
Dr. Goran Pershagen, MD, PhD, Professor Institute of Environmental Medicine Environmental Epidemiology
Karolinska Institute, Sweden

 

2008-2009 Seminars

March 13th, 2008
“Progress in the Application of Germicidal Ultraviolet Room Air Disinfection”
Edward A. Nardell, MD, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health

April 10th, 2008
“The Blue Death: The Past, Present and Future of the Water We Drink”
Robert Morris, MD, PhD, Environmental Epidemiologist Seattle, WA

May 8th, 2008
“Complex Responses to Environmental Agents”
Leona Samson, PhD, MIT Center for Cancer Research, Environmental Science and Engineering Program, HSPH

June 19th, 2008
“Neuroimaging and Neurotoxicologic Research”
Roberta White, PhD, Boston University School of Public Health

September 5th, 2008
“Innovation in Sustainability Policy Development and Implementation in Asia”
Winston Dang, PhD, MPH, Environmental Protection Agency

September 11th, 2008
“Confronting the Climate-Energy Challenge”
Daniel Schrag, PhD, Director of Harvard University Center for the Environment

November 14th, 2008
“Fetal Origins of Chronic Disease: Effects of Perinatal Environmental Exposures”
David J.P. Barker MD, PhD, FRS, University of Southampton, UK

November 20th, 2008
“Occupational Safety Science, Where to From Here?”
Y. Ian Noy, PhD, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety

December 2nd, 2008
“Green Chemistry: Sustainability at the Molecular Level”
John C. Warner, PhD, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry

December 11th, 2008
“Exposure to Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs): From Product to Person”
Thomas F. Webster, ScD, Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health

February 12th, 2009
“Drinking Water Quality Enhancement Through Source Protection”
Robert Pojasek, PhD, First Environment, Inc.

 

March 1st, 2009

“Use of Polycarbonate Bottles and Urinary Bisphenol A Concentrations”

Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health

2007-2008 Seminars

Prenatal maternal cortisol response predicts increased total IgE in pregnant women and their children enrolled in an inner-city asthma birth-cohort: Project ACCESSh
June 5, 2007  12:30-1:20PM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Rosalind Wright
The Role of Rho Kinase Isoforms in Murine Allergic Airway Responses
June 12, 2007  9:30AM
Building 1 Room 1302
Ming Zhu
T cell regulation at birth–can it be related to in utero environmental exposures?
June 12, 2007  3:30-4:30PM
Building 1, Room 1302
Diane Gold
Improving Exposure Science through Discoveries in Human Dosimetry Research
June 12, 2007  10:00-11:00AM
FXB-G12
David Kim
Advanced Techniques for the Detection and Quantification of Bioaerosols
June 14, 2007 12:00-1:00
FXB-G12
James McDevitt
Source Apportionment of Ambient PM10 and PM2.5 at Santiago, Chile: 2004
June 15, 2007 11:00AM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Hector Jorquera, Ph.D.
Luksic Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS / Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
Aerosol Studies on Diesel Exhaust Emissions Including Nano Particles
June 26, 2007 10:00AM
Landmark 4th Floor West
David Kittleson, Ph.D.
Occupational Asthma Following Exposure to Organic Acid Anhydrides: Experimental Studies in Animal Models
July 16, 2007 12:00-1:00 PM
Kresge 502
Xing-Dong Zhang, Research Associate
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Passive Sampler for Aerosols
July 23, 2007 10:30 AM
Kresge 502
David Leith (ScD HSPH ’75)
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
Hot Topics Series: Boston Air Pollution and Its Effects
July 31, 2007 12:30PM
FXB-G13
Douglas Dockery
Exposure Biology Working Group
July 31, 2007 3:30PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Responses of the Heart to Ambient Particle Inhalation
September 11, 2007 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1 Room 1302
John J. Godleski
Associate Professor of Pathology, HMS & HSPH
Progressive Development of Using Biomarkers for Assessing Non-Persistent Pesticide Exposures
September 12, 2007 12:00-1:00PM
Kresge 206
Chensheng (Alex) Lu
Assistant Professor Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Rollins School of Public Health Emory University
Modeling Ground-Based and Space-Based Particle Measurements with Application to Environmental Epidemiology
Meredith Franklin  (Thesis Defense) Date: September 14, 2007Time: 10:30AM
Location: Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 414A
ERC Seminar
September 17, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Traction, Stretch, and Multiscale Dynamics of the Cytoskeleton
September 18, 2007 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Ramaswamy Krishnan
Research Associate, MIPS
Lead Neurotoxicity: Molecular Effects & Therapeutic Strategies
September 19, 2007 12:30-2:00PM
Landmark 3rd Floor East, Conference Room 006
Tomas Guilarte PhD
Professor, Neurotoxicology & Molecular Imaging
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ERC Grand Rounds
September 21, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge G3
High-Throughput Quantitation of Macrophage Phagocytosis and Killing
September 25, 2007 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Glen Deloid
Research Fellow, MIPS
Exposure Biology Working Group
September 25, 2007 3:30PM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Cases from the Front: Workings of a Pediatric Environmental Health Center
September 26, 2007 12:30-2:00PM
Landmark 3rd Floor East, Conference Room 006
Alan Woolf, MD, MPH
Director, Pediatric Environmental Health Center, Children’s Hospital, Boston
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
James Whittenberger Lecture: Environmental Genetics and Epigenetics
September 28, 2007 1:00-6:00PM
Kresge G1Introduction to Epigenetics
Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD, MPH
Genetics & Epigenetics Studies of Neruodevelopment in Children”
Robert Wright, MD, MPH
Epigenetics and Environmental Asthma
David Schwartz, MD, MPH
Chief of the Laboratory of Environmental Lung Disease at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and National Institutes of Health Scientific Advisor for Environmental Health
Air pollution and Cardiovascular effects in Taipei, Taiwan
October 9, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Kai-Jen Chuang
The Future of our NIEHS Center for Environmental Health (Environmental Health Colloquium)
October 11, 2007 3:30-4:30PM
Kresge 502
Douglas Dockery, Les Kobzik, and Jack Spengler
New Faculty Reception
October 11, 2007 4:30-5:30PM
Building 1, Room 1302
Refreshments will be served
Atherosclerotic Effects of Chronic Particulate Air Pollution
October 12, 2007 10:00-11:00AM
Building 1, Conference Room 1302
Barbara Hoffmann MPH, Dr. med.
Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology
Medical Faculty, University Hospital of Essen
University of Duisburg-Essen
Current lead exposure and neurobehavior in 3-7 year old children in Chennai India; Circulating markers of endothelial function after short-term exposure to metal-rich particulate matter
October 19, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Ananya Roy and Shona Fang
ERC Seminar
October 22, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Carl-Gustaf Bornehag, SP Techincal Research Institute of Sweden Technical University of Denmark Public Health Sciences, Karlstad University
Neurotoxic effects of manganese exposures from industrial and natural sources: Effects in workers and communities
October 23, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Maryse Bouchard
Airborne Lead Contamination at the Tar Creek Area of Oklahoma
October 24, 2007 12:30PM
Landmark Center, 3rd Floor East, Room 006
David Sullivan, MS
Director, Sullivan Environmental Consultants
Biological Monitoring – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Exposure and Risk Assessment
October 31, 2007 1:00-2:00PM
FXB G11
Heiko U. Kafferlein, PhD
Head, Center of Toxicology
Research Institute of Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurances
Meeting the Challenge of Our Aging Workforce
November 2, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
FXB G12
Michael Silverstein, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health & Community Medicine
Between Molecules and the Environment: Keeping Patients with Pancreatic Cancer in the Picture
November 6, 2007 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Marina Marinkovic
Between Molecules and the Environment: Keeping Patients with Pancreatic Cancer in the Picture
November 6, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
FXB G13
Miquel Porta Professor Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Who is more vulnerable to die from ozone air pollution?
November 6, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Mercedes Medina-Ramon
Environmental Health Colloquium
November 8, 2007 3:30-4:30PM
Kresge Building, Room 502
John Godleski, MD – Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research Core in the NIEHS
Robert Wright, MD – Neuroepidemiology and Neuroscience Core in the NIEHS Center
Considerations of Acute and Chronic Effects of Chlorine Gas Exposure
November 9, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge Building, Room 502
Kenneth Spaeth and Karen Huyck
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Acute Lung Injury
November 13, 2007 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Tom Martin
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Medicine and Director, Primary and Specialty Medicine Service Line
Biometals in Alzheimer’s Disease
November 14, 2007 12:30-2:00PM
Building 1, Room 1302
Lee Goldstein
Director, Molecular Aging & Development Laboratory
Director, Center for Biometals
Boston University School of Medicine
Dioxins and Cardiovascular Mortality: A Review; Circumstances of Occupational Same-level Falls and Risk of Wrist, Ankle and Hip Fracture in Women over 45 Years of Age
November 16, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
FXB G12
Olivier Humblet and Santosh Verma
Fate of Inhaled Particles Deposited on Lung Surfaces – Particle-Cell Interactions and Cell-Cell Interactions
November 20, 2007 9:30-10:20AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Peter Gehr
Chairman, Institute of Anatomy
Use of Receiver Operator Characteristic Curves to Evaluate Environmental Regulatory Thresholds
November 20, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Jim Shine
Prenatal and Early Postnatal Exposures and Asthma Risk–How?
November 27, 2007 9:30-10:20AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Rachel L. Miller
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Public Health Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Control of Neutrophil Release: Implications for Inflammatory Disease
November 29, 2007 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Benjamin T. Suratt
Neuroimaging and Neurotoxicologic Research
December 3, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Building 1, Room 1302
Roberta White
Chair, Environmental Health
Boston University School of Public Health
Networks and Stochastics in Gene Expression Analysis
December 4, 2007 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
John Quackenbush
Treatment of Severe Carbon Monoxide Poisening Using a Portable Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber in a Remote Setting
December 7, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Philip Parks
Developing multidisciplinary models to investigate occupational laryngeal cancer
December 10, 2007 12:00PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Omur Cinar Elci
Associate Professor
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Division of Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Impact of Occupational Exposure to Solvents During Pregnancy on Intrauterine Development: a Pregnancy Cohort Study in Brittany, France
December 10, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Sylvaine Cordier
Inhaling Cationic Aerosols for the Control & Treatment of Airborne Infectious Disease
December 11, 2007 9:30-10:20AM
Building 1, Room 1302
David Edwards
Professor of the Practice of Biomedical Engineering
Environmental Statistics and Bioinformatics: The New Generation of Quantitative Research in Environmental Health (Environmental Health Colloquium)
December 13, 2007 3:00-4:00PM
Building 1, Room 1302
Louise Ryan, Xihong Lin, Winston Hide, Deanne Taylor
Department of Biostatistics
EOME Research Seminar
December 14, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Krishna Asundi and Amar Mehta
Environmental Challenges to Fertility and Pregnancy: The Role of Modern Chemicals
December 14, 2007 12:45-1:45PM
Kresge G3
Russ Hauser
Stiffness Gradient Effects on Lung Fibroblast Accumulation and Differentiation
December 18, 2007 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Fei Liu
Bystander Risk Assessment for Fumigants
December 18, 2007 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Richard Reiss
Principal Scientist
Exponent
Muscarinic Receptors Regulate Eosinophil Interactions with Airway Nerves
December 19, 2007 10:00-11:00AM
HSPH Building I, Room 1302
Norah Verbout, Postdoctoral Candidate
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Fish, Mercury, and Child Neurodevelopment: Results from Project Viva
January 8, 2008 12:30-2:00PM
Landmark Center, 3rd Floor East, Room 006
Emily Oken
Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention
Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Hair Product Use and Breast Cancer Risk in Young Women; The Effect of Job Status and Job Demands on Hypertension in and Industrial Setting
January 11, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Tamara James-Todd and Jane Clougherty
ERC Seminar
January 14, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
David Parker
Lung-Liver Axis During Pneumonia
January 15, 2008 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Lee Quinton
The Effect of Prenatal Allergen Exposure on Maternal and Cord Blood Immune Response
January 15, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Junenette Peters
Association of Black Carbon with Cognition among Children in a Prospective Birth Cohort Study; The Effect of Prenatal Allergen Exposure on Maternal and Cord Blood Immune Response
January 18, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Junenette Peters and Shakira Franco Suglia
Regulation of T Cell Responses in the Cardiovascular System
January 22, 2008 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Andrew Lichtman
Vitamin D in the Development and Control of Asthma
January 29, 2008 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Augusto Litonjua
Occupational and Environmental Exposures and Mortality in the Trucking Industry Particle Study
January 29, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Jaime Hart
Grand Rounds: Methicillin Resistant Stapholococcus Aureus (MRSA) in the Community – A 2008 Update
February 1, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge G2
Philip D. Parks and John L. Brusch
Promoting Environmental Health via Sustainable Remediation Technologies for Water and Soil Media
February 1, 2008 11:30-2:30PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Konstantinos C. Makris
Tort Litigation as Preventive Medicine: Childhood Lead Poisoning as a Case Study
February 4, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Neil Leifer, Esq.
Partner at Thornton & Naumes, LLP, Boston, MA
EOME Research Seminar
Indoor Airborne VOC Exposue and Symptoms of Asthma and Allergy Among Swedish Children – Hyunok Choi
Gene by Environment Interactions Predicting Serum Inflammatory Markers in the Normative Aging Study – Elissa Wilker
February 8, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
ERC Seminar
Can Transparency Help Improve Health Outcomes?
February 11, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
David Weil
Surveying Fibroblast Behaviors Across Three Log Orders of Substrate Stiffness
February 12, 2008 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Justin Mih
Environmental Health Colloquium
Water and Health: What are the links and what needs to be done?
February 13, 2008 12:30-1:30PM
Kresge G3
John Briscoe, PhD
Senior Water Advisor and Country Director for Brazil
The World Bank
Bioinformatics Core Seminar
In Silico Prediction of the Toxicologic Mechanisms of the Agricultural Fungicide Propiconazole using MetaDrug
February 14, 2008 2:00-3:00PM
HSPH Building 2, Room 426
Deanne Taylor
ERC Grand Rounds
Occupational Health Issues and Considerations for Laboratories Handling Pathogens (Biosafety Levels I-IV)
February 14, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge G2
Kenneth R. Spaeth (presenter) and Thomas H. Winters (discussant)
GEOSS and Environmental Health; US Environmental Protection Agency’s Role
February 15 2008 1:00-2:00PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Edward (Ed) P. Washburn
Multimedia Team Leader and Co-Chair of EPA GEOSS Coordinating Committee
US EPA, Office of Research & Development & Office of Science Policy
Nutrition, Acute Stress Resistance and Longevity
February 19 2008 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
James R. Mitchell
Developing an In Vivo Model to Evaluate the Pulmonary Toxicity of Nanoparticles: Problems and Progress
February 19 2008 10:30-11:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Tina Sager,
Postdoctoral Candidate
Univ. of West Virginia, Morgantown
EOME Research Seminar
Lead Exposure and Serum Homocysteine in Older Men: A Mechanism of Neurotoxicity and Vascular Toxicity? ;Arrhythmia Events in Boilermaker Construction Workers Exposed to Metal-Rich Fine Particles
February 22, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Jennifer Weuve and Jennifer Cavallari
ERC Grand Rounds
Recurrent Abdominal Pain in a Painter: Occult Lead Poisening Strikes Again
February 29, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge G2
Philip Parks (presenter) and Howard Hu (discussant)
Networks and Stochastics in Gene Expression Analysis
March 4, 2008 9:30-10:30AM
Building 1, Room 1302
John Quackenbush
Heart Rate Variability in SAPALDIA: Associations with Air
Pollution and Effect of Physical Activity in Normal Weight and Obese Subjects
March 4, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Denise Felber Dietrich
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
EOME Research Seminar: Gene-Environment Interactions – Apoptosis Gene Polymorphisms, Smoking and the Risk of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
March 7, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Monica Ter-Minassian
ERC Seminar: Work, Health and Well-being: New Research Opportunities at HSPH
March 10, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Glorian Sorensen
Exposure Assessment Tools for Physical Risk Factors for MSDs in VDT workers
March 11, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Jack Dennerlein, Che-Hsu (Joe) Chang, and Krishna Asundi
Environmental Health Colloquium:Progress in the Application of Germicidal Ultraviolet Room Air Disinfection
March 13, 2008 3:30-4:30PM
Building 1, Room 1302
Edward Nardell
ERC Grand Rounds: Dyspnea in a 30 Year Old Mason
March 14 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge G2
Kenneth R. Spaeth (presenter) and William S. Beckett (discussant)
Metals Core Seminar (co-sponsored by the HSPH Children’s Center for Environmental Health)
The Olfactory Vector Hypothesis and Parkinson’s Disease
March 21, 2008 12:30-1:30PM
Landmark 3rd Floor East, Room 006
Richard L. Doty
An Epidemiological Study of the Relationship between Occupational Exposure and Gonarthrosis
March 21, 2008 1:30-2:30PM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 403Q
Ilias Vrezas, MBE, Dr. med.
Occupational Medicine Resident Physician
Dusseldorf, Germany
Channing/EER Works-in-Progress Seminar Series: Infectious Disease in a Warming World: How Weather Influenced West Nile Virus in the United States (2001-2005)
March 25, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Murray Mittleman
ERC Seminar- Solving Problems Through NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluations
March 31, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge G12
Ayodele Adebayo
Grand Rounds: Cardiopulmonary Complications of Asbestosis – Progressive Shortness of Breath in a Shipyard Worker
April 4, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge G2
Aaron Thompson (presenter) and David C. Christiani (discussant)
ERC Seminar: The State of the U.S. Labor Movement – A Comparative Perspective
April 7, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Kresge G12
Elaine Bernard
EER/Channing Works in Progress Seminar: Why Peaks Matter: Linking Discrete Responses, to Exposure Distributions – A New Dose Metric
April 8, 2008 12:30-1:20PM
Landmark Center, 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Thomas Smith
The Male Predicament: The Role of the Environment
April 10, 2008 12:00-1:30PM
HSPH, Kresge 502
Theo Colborn, PhD (author of Our Stolen Future)
[Registration closed]
Improving Near-Miss and Case-Crossover Designs to Reduce Risk Factors for Traumatic Injuries (Thesis Defense)
April 11, 2008 1:00PM
FXB G-11
Ilana Lina Lander
Joint Seminar Environmental Statistics and Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program: Modeling Intra-urban Variation in Air Pollution Exposure to Assess Effects on Cardiovascular Health
April 11, 2008 12:30-1:30PM
HSPH, Building 2, Room 426 (Biostatistics Conference Room)
Adam Szpiro, PhD, University of Washington
MIPS Seminar: Environmental and Genetic Determinants of Type 2 Diabetes: Recent Developments and Future Directions
April 15, 2008 9:30-10:30AM
HSPH, Building 1, Room 1302
Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD, HSPH
Mortality Risk from Ambient and Work Exposures in Two Working Populations (Thesis Defense)
April 16, 2008 3:00-5:00PM
HSPH, Building 1, Room 1302
Jaime Hart
Environmental Health Colloquium: The Blue Death: The Past, Present and Future of the Water We Drink
April 17, 2008 12:30-1:30PM
HSPH, Building 1, Room 1302
Robert Morris, MD, PhD
MIPS Seminar: Selective Transduction of Sustained Mechanical Loading in Bronchial Epithelial Cells
April 22, 2008 9:30-10:30AM
HSPH, Building 1, Room 1302
Daniel J. Tschumperlin, PhD, HSPH
MIPS Seminar: Prenatal and Early Postnatal Exposures and Asthma Risk – How?
April 29, 2008 9:30-10:30AM
HSPH, Building 1, Room 1302

 

2006-2007 Seminars

Grand Challenges in Environmental Health Research
September 14, 2006  3:30-4:30
Kresge G-2
Ken Olden
Former Director, NIEHS

Our Future in Retrospect?  Coal Miner Health in Appalachia – Photographs…Russel Lee 1946 and Earl Dotter 2006
September 14, 2006  4:00-10:00PM
Kresge Atrium
Earl Dotter, Jill Kriesky, Greg Wagner, Barry Bloom, David Christiani

Traffic Fatalities and Economic Growth in Developed and Developing Nations
September 18, 2006  3:30-5:00
Landmark 414 A
Maureen L. Cropper, Ph.D.
University of Maryland

Roles for Lipoxins in the Regulation of Airway Inflammation
September 19, 2006  9:30-10:30AM
Kresge 502
Bruce Levy
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Developmental neurotoxicity of industrial chemicals: A silent pandemic
October 17, 2006  3:30-4:30PM
Kresge G-2
Philippe Grandjean
Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health

Disease process models: A way to link exposure and outcomes in epidemiology
November 9, 2006  3:30-4:30PM
Kresge G-2
Thomas Smith
Professor of Industrial Hygiene, Department of Environmental Health

Obesity and asthma: Lessons from animal models
December 5, 2006  3:30-4:30PM
Kresge G-2
Stephanie Shore

Scavenger Receptors and Lung Defenses vs. Particles and Pathogens
January 11, 2007  3:30-4:30PM
Building 1 1302
Lester Kobzik
Professor in the Department of Environmental Health

Boston Air Pollution: Where does it come from?  What is it doing to you?
January 18, 2007  12:00-1:00PM
Building 3 G2
Douglas Dockery
Chair, Department of Environmental Health

Biomechanics of Low back Loading: Effects of Task Variables, Lifting Technique, and Their Interaction
January 19, 2007  11:30-12:30
Landmark 3rd Floor East, Room 006
Idsart Kingma
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrie Universiteit, Amsterdam

Assessing Exposures to Particulate and Gaseous Air Pollutants
February 2, 2007  3:30-4:30
Building 1 1302
Petros Koutrakis
Professor of Environmental Sciences, Department of Environmental Health

Free Radicals in Biology; Chaos of Exquisite Control of Cell Signaling
February 6, 2007  9:30-10:30 AM
Building 1 1302
Victor M Darley-Usmar
Professor of Pathology, University of Alabama Medical School

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Mortality in Diesel Exposed Railroad Workers
February 9, 2007  12:30-1:20PM
Building 3 502
Jaime E Hart
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Environmental Health

The Seven Deadly Sins of Occupational Epidemiology and the Precautionary Virtues
February 12, 2007  12:30-1:20PM
Building 3 502
Philippe Grandjean
Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health

Effects of External Mechanical Loads on Cell Contractility
February 20, 2007  9:30-10:30AM
Building 1 1302
Rama Krishnan
Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Health

Petrochemical Exposure and Glutathione S-Transferase Pi Ile105Val Polymorphism in Relation to Childhood Leukemia in Southern Taiwan
February 23, 2007  12:30-1:20PM
Building 1 502
Chen-Yu Liu
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Environmental Health

Post-Transcriptional Nucleotidyltransferase Activity Mediates Cytokine Expression
February 27, 2007  9:30-10:30AM
Building 1 1302
Matt Jones
Research Associate, Department of Environmental Health

Occupational Lung Disease: Discussion on Silicosis and Screening for Occupational Lung Cancer with Low Dose CT
March 2, 2007  12:30-1:20PM
Building 3 502
Jessie Geibe and Robert McCunney
Resident, Department of Environmental Health; Research Scientist, Biological Engineering, MIT

Deuterium Oxide as a Tool for Ddetermining the Role of Water in Cell Mechanics
March 6, 2007  9:30-10:30AM
Building 1 1302
Guillaume Lenormand
Research Associate, Department of Environmental Health

Molecular Epidemiology of Acute Lung Injury
March 8, 2007  3:30-4:30
Building 1 1302
David Christiani
Professor of Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology, Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology

Depression and Occupational Injury; Vascular Effects of Metal-Rich Particulate Exposures: Acute Changes in Arterial Stiffness Among Welders
March 9, 2007  12:30-1:30PM
Building 1 502
Jaeyoung Kim
Doctoral Candidate, Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology
Shona Fang
Doctoral Candidate, Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology

First Responder Monitoring & Hazard Mitigation for CBRNE incidents – Applied Experience from CBIRF
March 12, 2007  12:30-2:00PM
Building 3 G-2
Illy Dominitz
Medical Officer, Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF), US Navy

Young Worker Health and Safety in Massachusetts
March 16, 2007  12:30-1:20PM
Building 3 502
Karen Huyck and Letitia Davis
Resident, Department of Environmental Health; Director, Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Mass Dept of Health

Managing Potential Risks Associated with Nanotechnology
March 19, 2007  3:30-5:00PM
Landmark 414A
Elen Stokes
Research Fellow, University of Manchester Law School

Understudied Areas in Lung Biology
March 20, 2007  9:30-10:30AM
Building 1 1302
Joseph Brain and John Reilly
Drinker Professor, Department of Environmental Health; Clinical Director, BWH

The Role of Scavenger Receptor-A in Double-Stranded RNA Induction of Lung Inflammation
March 27, 2007  9:30-10:30AM
Building 1 1302
Farhad Imani
Group Leader, Immunology Laboratory of Respiratory Biology, NIEHS

Role of the Liver in Sepsis
April 3, 2007  9:30-10:30AM
Kresge 1302
Gary Hunninghake
Sterba Professor of Medicine, University of Iowa

Using Biomarkers to Link Environmental Exposures with Disease and Disability in Children
April 4, 2007  12:30-2PM
Landmark 3rd Floor East, Room 006
Bruce Lanphear
Sloan Professor of Children’s Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati

Grand Rounds: Association of Silica with Autoimmune Diseases
April 6, 2007  12:30-1:20PM
Kresge 502
Belayneh Abejie and Rose Goldman
Chief Resident, Department of Environmental Health; Associate Professor of Occupational Medicine

War and Military Health: The Mind/Body Dichotomy and Other Challenges
April 9, 2007  12:30-1:20AM
FXB G12
Roberta F. White
Professor and Chair
Department of Environmental Health
Boston University School of Public Health

Pharmacokinetic Modeling and Interpretation of Biomonitoring Results
April 9, 2007  3:30-5:30PM
Landmark 414A
Melvin Andersen
Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences

Genetics and Environmental Health Breakfast
April 10, 2007  8:00-9:15 AM
Kresge 110
Jack Spengler
Petros Koutrakis

Chronic Low-Level Exposure to Lead in Relation to Cognitive Functioning in Older Women
April 10, 2007  12:30-1:20PM
Landmark 414A
Jennifer Weuve
Research Associate, Department of Environmental Health

Global Burden of Injuries
April 12, 2007    3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
FXB G12
Kavi Bhalla, Bell Fellow, Harvard Initiative for Global Health and David Kriebel, Full Professor, Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Landmark Methods Group
April 13, 2007    10:00AM
Room 446, 4 WEST Landmark

Global Gene Expression Profiling in Whole Blood Samples from
Individuals Exposed to Complex Heavy Metal Fumes
April 13, 2007    12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Kresge 502
Zhaoxi (Mike) Wang, M.D., Ph.D
Research Associate, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program

Occupational Lung Disease: Discussion on Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
April 20, 2007  12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Kresge 502
Jesse Geibe
Resident, Occupational and Environmental Medicine

New Initiatives for Worker Health and Safety in Massachusetts: a presentation and discussion by state occupational health leaders
April 23, 2007  6:00-9:00PM
Kresge 110

Letitia Davis, Director, Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Nancy Comeau, Supervisor, Occupational Hygiene/Indoor Air Quality Program, Massachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Occupational Safety

Marcy Goldstein-Gelb, Executive Director, Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (MassCOSH)

Epithelial Wound Healing: Who Leads the Crowd?
April 24, 2007  9:30-10:30AM
Kresge 1302
Xavier Trepat
Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Health

Global Gene Expression Profiling in Whole Blood Samples from
Individuals Exposed to Complex Heavy Metal Fumes
April 24, 2007    12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Zhaoxi (Mike) Wang, M.D., Ph.D
Research Associate, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program

Genetics and Environmental Health Breakfast
April 25, 2007  8:00-9:15 AM
Kresge 110
Xihong Lin

Severe Acute Work-related Hand Injuries in the People’s Republic of China; Arsenic Exposure and DNA Methylation: Pilot Data from Reproductive Health Project in Bangladesh
April 27, 2007    12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
FXB G-13
Kezhi Jin, Research Fellow, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program ; and Molly Kile, Research Fellow, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program

High Resolution 3D Visualization of Lung Parenchyma: Do New Images Force Us to Rewrite Lung Development?
May 1, 2007  9:30-10:30 AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Johannes Schittny

Cardiovascular Health Effects of Particles
May 8, 2007  9:30-10:30 AM
Building 1, Room 1302
Edgar Diaz

Modeling Chronic PM10 Exposure for the Nurses’ Health Study
May 8, 2007  12:30-1:20 PM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Jeffrey Yanosky

Genetics and Environmental Health Breakfast
May 9, 2007  8:00-9:15 AM
Kresge 110
Alexandra Shields

Does Control of Air Pollution Lead to Measurable Improvements in Public Health?
May 10, 2007  3:30-4:30 PM
Building 1, Room 1302
Douglas Dockery

Landmark Methods Working Group – Missing Data
May 11, 2007  10:00 AM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 446
Peter Kraft

Employees’ Risks associated with Exposure to Anti-neoplastic Agents in the Oncology Clinic: Past and Present Experience
May 11, 2007  12:30-1:20 PM
Kresge 502
Belayneh Abejie and Elpidoforos Soteriades

Landmark Methods Working Group- Grants
May 11, 2007  10:00AM
Room 403Q, 4WEST Landmark

Children’s Health and the Environment: The Problem and the Solution
May 16, 2007  12:30-2:00PM
Landmark 3rd Floor East, Room 006
Philip Landrigan

Characterization of Weather Conditions in Relation to Emission Exposures at Six Trucking Terminals; Arsenic Exposure and Birth Weight: Pilot Data from Reproductive Health Project in Bangladesh

May 18, 2007 12:30-1:20
Kresge 502
Victoria Jackson and Karen Huyck

Exposure Biology Working Group
May 22, 2007 3:30PM
Landmark 403Q

Managing Risk Communications
May 23, 2007  3:30PM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Baruch Fischhoff

Prenatal maternal cortisol response predicts increased total IgE in pregnant women and their children enrolled in an inner-city asthma birth-cohort: Project ACCESSh
June 5, 2007  12:30-1:20PM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Rosalind Wright

The Role of Rho Kinase Isoforms in Murine Allergic Airway Responses
June 12, 2007  9:30AM
Building 1 Room 1302
Ming Zhu

Improving Exposure Science through Discoveries in Human Dosimetry Research
June 12, 2007  10:00-11:00AM
FXB-G12
David Kim

T cell regulation at birth–can it be related to in utero environmental exposures?
June 12, 2007  3:30-4:30PM
Building 1, Room 1302
Diane Gold

Advanced Techniques for the Detection and Quantification of Bioaerosols
June 14, 2007 12:00-1:00
FXB-G12
James McDevitt

Source Apportionment of ambient PM10 and PM2.5 at Santiago, Chile: 2004
June 15, 2007 11:00AM
Landmark 4th Floor West, Room 414A
Hector Jorquera, Ph.D.
Luksic Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS / Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University

Aerosol Studies on Diesel Exhaust Emissions Including Nano Particles
June 26, 2007 10:00AM
Landmark 4th Floor West
David Kittleson, Ph.D.

Occupational Asthma Following Exposure to Organic Acid Anhydrides: Experimental Studies in Animal Models
July 16, 2007 12:00-1:00 PM
Kresge 502
Xing-Dong Zhang, Research Associate
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Passive Sampler for Aerosols
July 23, 2007 10:30 AM
Kresge 502
David Leith (ScD HSPH ’75)
Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health