35th Annual COEH Davis Occupational & Environmental Medicine Symposium

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Saturday, May 6th
UC Davis Center for Health and Technology
4610 X Street, First Floor, Sacramento, CA 95817

Designed for physicians, nurses, and other occupational and environmental health professionals practicing in clinics, industry, government, military, and other sites.

For more information, contact Amy Rose at amcrose@ucdavis.edu or 530 752-5254. View the Save the Date flyer: http://tinyurl.com/zfmhkqy.

Sponsored By:
UC Davis Health, Office of Continuing Medical Education

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2017 COEH-CE Webinar Series: Climate Change and Health

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Pacific Standard Time)

Changes in climate and increases in the frequency of extreme climate events are predicted to adversely affect human health in a variety of ways. In this webinar Dr. Kent Pinkerton, Director of the Center for Health and the Environment at UC Davis, will provide an overview of the public health effects of climate change.

Objectives
On completion of this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Outline the evidence for climate effects that can impact human health
  • Identify specific health issues associated with climate change
  • Distinguish specific respiratory problems likely to increase as climate change occurs

For complete information and registration, visit http://www.coehce.org.

Summer 2017 STEER APPLICATIONS Due Friday

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Download the application and learn more about about the STEER program at STEER.Berkeley.edu. Applications due February 24, 2017.

Spend eight weeks during summer 2017 (Monday, June 19th through Friday, August 11th) working with a University of California researcher in a paid summer internship program. Gain valuable experience and join other students who are interested in careers in science working on research projects that could be important for future academic and career opportunities.

What you can expect if you are admitted to the STEER Program:

  1. A meaningful opportunity to work with experienced faculty on some aspect of a research project addressing the relationship between environmental exposures and human health.
  2. Participation in a series of seminars that will:
    • Introduce you to a range of research being carried out by Environmental Heath Science faculty
    • Instruct you on the responsible conduct of science and the protection of human participants and animals in research
    • Teach you about job opportunities in environmental health sciences
    • Provide you with some practical instruction in applying to graduate school in environmental health sciences
    • Provide you with an opportunity to discuss your research experience and present your findings.
  3. Participation in field trips to give you some experience of environmental health issues in the real world.

APPLY NOW

The 2017 COEH Lela Morris Symposium

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Friday, May 12, 2017
9 AM – 4 PM

University of California, Berkeley
David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

This course is presented by the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH). The focus of the symposium is Particulate Matter (PM) exposure and cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes, including clinical and subclinical markers as well as mortality. It is designed to provide occupational and environmental health professionals with a synthesis of the current research on PM exposure and CVD outcomes.

Objectives:
An attendee completing this course will be able to:

  • Improve their understanding of the role of PM exposures in cardiovascular disease
  • Summarize household, occupational and ambient exposures to PM
  • Describe PM exposure and CVD outcomes (clinical and subclinical markers and mortality)
  • Improve their understanding of monitoring devices
  • Inform policy for public health from a current knowledge of PM exposures and CVD outcomes

Fee:
Faculty and Students: $40.00
State/Local Government Agencies and Non-Profits: $40.00
Others: $80.00

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