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Winter/Spring 2008 Environment and Health Seminar Series

Centre for Environment, University of Toronto

All sessions are held on Thursdays, 4:10 p.m., in Room 106, Health Sciences Centre, 155 College Street (at McCaul Street).

January 24, 2008, 4:10 p.m.
Jim Brophy, Executive Director of the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers in Sarnia--"Asbestos Disease in Sarnia, Ontario:  a case study into a Canadian blue-collar community living a preventable cancer tragedy"
 
January 31, 2008, 4:10 p.m.
Susan Phillips, Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen's University--"Measuring Phthalates in breast milk: how to become a pariah in medicine"
 
February 7, 2008, 4:10 p.m. 
Rick Glazier, Senior Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences; Scientist, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael's Hospital; Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto--"The neglect of place as a determinant of health: why urban neighbourhoods matter"
 
February 14, 2008, 4:10 p.m.
Diego Bassani, Epidemiologist, Child Health & Development Centre for Global Health Research, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto--"Indoor air pollution and child mortality in India"
 
February 28, 2008, 4:10 p.m.
Neil Arya, Adjunct Professor, Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario; Adjunct Professor, Environment and Resource Studies and Health Studies and Gerontology, University of Waterloo--"Towards a rational basis of environmental health regulation: pesticides as a case study"

No registration or fee required; all are welcome.  Seminars are subject to change or cancellation. Visit http://www.environment.utoronto.ca for schedule updates, abstracts and speakers' bios.

To receive regular email messages with the same information, please contact Pavel Pripa (416-978-3475; environment.seminars@utoronto.ca).