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Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health

Online Module

Chemical Exposure and Health Effects: 
What we know and what we don’t know from epidemiology research 

Presented by 


Judy S. LaKind, MS, PhD

President of LaKind Associates, LLC
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
University of Maryland School of Medicine

phone 410-788-8639

This one hour module will define chemical exposures and health outcomes and provide background on environmental epidemiology and health care provider interests. There is a clear need to evaluate the quality of exposure data and to use carefully conducted systematic reviews to provide a more informed interpretation of studies on exposure-health outcome associations.

Learning Objectives

Content Outline

ACOEM Disclosure Statement (for CME/MOC)

Chemical Exposures and Health Effects: What We Know and What We Don’t Know from Epidemiology Research

Enduring Material: Valid October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2020

ACCME Accreditation Statement

“This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the Maryland College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (MCOEM). The ACOEM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.”

AMA Credit Designation Statement

“The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”

Disclosure Information


Judy LaKind, MS, PhD
Disclosure: American Chemistry Council (Consultant)

Planning Committee

Mary Doyle, BSN, MPH, RN, COHN-S/CM
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships

Raul Mirza, DO, MPH, MS
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships

Nursing credit 

This online course has been approved for 1 credit hour by the Washington DC Board of Nursing.


Please click here to register and for instructions on how to claim your continuing education credit. 

For more information please contact

Mary L. Doyle, MPH, RN, COHN-S/CM
ERC CE Program Director