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PEHSU Grand Rounds | Understanding the Role of Phthalates and Phenols in Fertility, Pregnancy, and Child Health: From Research to Prevention - March 21, 2018 at 1:00pm ET

posted on Mar 19, 2018
Title: Understanding the Role of Phthalates and Phenols in Fertility, Pregnancy, and Child Health: From Research to Prevention 

Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Time: 1:00pm EDT

Presenter:  Carmen Messerlian, PhD, MPH; Research Scientist; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Define endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and describe sources, routes, and timing of exposure.
  • Understand the toxicological and human literature on phthalates and phenols, two large chemical classes with widespread population exposure.
  • Describe how phthalates and phenols may impact reproductive, perinatal, or pediatric health.
  • Understand primary prevention strategies and methods to reduce exposure.

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