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PEHSU Journal Club | The Public Health Response to Large Scale Water Contamination | 02/24/16 @ 1pm EST

posted on Feb 24, 2016

We invite you to attend the PEHSU Program Grand Rounds Webinar February 24, 2016, at 1:00pm EST.

Everyone is invited to participate in this live webinar and phone-based event. This in-depth and interactive series provides a platform for learning and discussion about issues that focus on current and emerging aspects of pediatric and reproductive environmental health. 

Title: The Public Health Response to Large Scale Water Contamination

Presenter: Stormy Monks, PhD, MPH, CHES, Assistant Professor, Public Health Specialist/Core Consultant, Texas Tech University University Health Sciences Center El Paso, El Paso, TX

Click here for Dr. Monk's photo and bio.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify major water contamination incidents in the US
  • Describe potential water contamination related risks
  • Evaluate the public health response to large scale water contamination

Articles to be Discussed:

1. Intentional and Inadvertent Chemical Contamination of Food, Water, and Medication
MCKay C and Scharman EJ 
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 2015; 33(1): 153-177

2. Incidence of waterborne lead in private drinking water systems in Virginia
Pieper KJ, Krometis LH, Gallagher DL, Banham BL, and Edwards M
Journal of Water and Health 2015; 13(3): 897-908

3. Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children Associated with the Flint Drinking Water Crisis: A Spatial Analysis of Risk and Public Health Response
Hanna-Attisha M, LaChance J, Sadler RCS, and Schnepp AC 
American Journal of Public Health 2016; 106(2): 283-290

Please click here for additional information and to register for this event.