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Endocrine Disruptors

posted on Mar 20, 2018

This course is part of a series of short courses offered by the American College of Medical Toxicology on contemporary issues in environmental toxicology and environmental health developed by leading authorities in medical toxicology, under the direction of Drs. Michael Kosnett, Charles McKay and Paul Wax. 

Developed By: 

Andrew Stolbach, MD, FACMT
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Toxicology
John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD


Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss endocrine disruptor mechanisms of action.
  • Differentiate models for predicting defects of low-dose exposure.
  • Evaluate available evidence on human health risks of endocrine disruptors.
  • Describe communication strategies for talking to patients about endocrine disruptors.
Funding for this web-based learning module was made possible (in part) by the cooperative agreement award number 1U61TS000117-03 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 

Created: January 2013