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Risk Sciences and Public Policy

Seminars and Workshops

We offer seminars for scientists and policy makers regarding scientific issues of direct public health significance. Seminars are offered on a regular basis. Participants come from all sectors and a variety of disciplines.?

We also can provide technical, hands-on workshops tailored to meet a variety of professional objectives. Workshops are taught by?School?faculty and external associates.?They are typically one to three days in length.?

Seminars in the 2009-2010 series are currently planned for:


December 7, 2009

"Assessing the Public Health Risks from Chemicals: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities"

Brenda Barry, Ph.D., American Chemistry Council
Lynn Flowers, Ph.D., U.S. Enivornmental Protection Agency
Jennifer Sass, Ph.D., Natural Resources Defense Council

Room W3008, Bloomberg School of Public Health
5:00-6:30
**Light refreshments will be served**

December 8, 2009


"Integrating Comparative Risk Assessment with Decision and Uncertainty Analysis: New York Harbor Contaminated Sediment Case Study"

Gregory Kiker, Ph.D., M.S. Assistant Professor

University of Florida

Room W4030, Bloomberg School of Public Health
12:30-1:30
**Lunch will be served**

December 9, 2009

"Managing Prion Disease Risks: An International Perspective"

Daniel Krewski, Ph.D., M.H.A.
Professor and Director
McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment
University of Ottawa

Room W3008, Bloomberg School of Public Health
5:00-6:30
**Light refreshments?will be served**


Workshops

Past workshops have included the following:

We have held workshops in