PEHSU Grand Rounds Webinar
This webinar is part of an ongoing series of educational presentations by experts on issues that focus on current and emerging aspects of pediatric and reproductive environmental health.
Healthy Air, Healthy Brains: Emerging Evidence Streams and Advancing Air Pollution Policy to Protect Children's Health & Project TENDR Overview - June 12, 2019
- Describe two key mechanisms of neurological effects of air pollution
- Identify air pollutants that have been associated with neurodevelopmental effects
- Describe policy options to reduce air pollution exposure
Presenters: Melanie Marty, PhD and Irva Hertz-Picciotto, MPH, PhD
Melanie Marty, PhD, is currently working as a retired annuitant at the California EPA, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, where she is filling a role as Assistant Deputy Director for Scientific Programs. Dr. Marty retired from CalEPA in 2016. Her last position was as Acting Deputy Director for the Science Division at the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency. In that role, Dr. Marty oversaw the scientific activities of the division. She has worked at OEHHA for over 30 years. She previously served as Assistant Deputy Director (2012-2015), and Chief of the Air Toxicology and Epidemiology Branch (1998 – 2012). Her work has largely been in risk assessment of environmental contaminants, including developing guidance to adequately address susceptible subpopulations such as children. Dr. Marty has served on a number of EPA peer review committees and was the Chair of the U.S.EPA’s Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee from 2001-2009. Dr. Marty was also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of California, Davis, Department of Environmental Toxicology from 2009 to 2018, where she taught a course on risk assessment of toxicants and contributed to other teaching activities. Dr. Marty received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in Pharmacology and Toxicology in 1983.
Director, Environmental Health Sciences Core Center
Professor and VC for Research, Department of Public Health Sciences
University of California, Davis
Webinar Recording and Materials
Continuing Education Information
To receive continuing education (CE) for WD2588-061219 - PEHSU Grand Round Series - Healthy Air, Healthy Brains: Emerging Evidence Streams and Advancing Air Pollution Policy to Protect Children's Health & Project TENDR Overview - June 12, 2019 (Webcast) you must first establish a login with the CDC and follow the steps below. Click here to access the CDC Training and Continuing Education Online webpage
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- Please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before July 16, 2021.
- Search for the activity: WD2588-061219
- Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline
- Pass the posttest at 80% on TCEO (Posttest consists of a mix of five multiple choice and true/false questions.)
- CE certificates will be available on your TCEO account
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