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PEHSU Grand Rounds | Healthy Air, Healthy Brains: Emerging Evidence Streams and Advancing Air Pollution Policy to Protect Children's Health & Project TENDR Overview - June 12, 2019 at 1pm ET

posted on Jun 11, 2019
During this webinar, Melanie Marty, PhD, from the Region 9, California EPA will discuss emerging evidence of combustion-related air pollution effects on the developing brain from epidemiological and animal toxicology studies and the potential mechanisms of action. The activity will also provide policy options to reduce air pollution exposure in the US. Irva Hertz-Picciotto, MPH, PhD of UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center, will provide an overview of Project TENDR.
Title: Healthy Air, Healthy Brains: Emerging Evidence Streams and Advancing Air Pollution Policy to Protect Children's Health & Project TENDR Overview

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Presenters:  Melanie Marty, PhD, Assistant Deputy Director, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California EPA, PEHSU Region 9 and Irva Hertz-Picciotto, MPH, PhD, Director, Environmental Health Sciences Core Center, Professor and VC for Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, PEHSU Region 9

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • 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