Past Webinars > Grand Rounds: Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): Potential sources of exposures, potential health impacts, and guidance for clinicians - March 14, 2018
posted on Mar 15, 2018
By the end of this module, participants should be able to:
- Define the chemical family of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and where they can be found.
- Outline the scope of potential exposure across the United States.
- Describe potential health impacts in children.
- Discuss implications for clinicians.
Laura Anderko, PhD, RN
Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment
Region 3 PEHSU
Susan Buchanan, MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor & Associate Director of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency Program
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Region 5 PEHSU
Alan Woolf, MD, MPH, FAAP, FAACT, FACMT
Director, New England Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units
Associate Chief Medical Education Officer, Boston Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Region 1 PEHSU