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Health Effects of Exposure to PFAS (webinar)

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
1:30 PM

Please join the NEWMOA for a webinar on the prevalence of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment and the risks it might pose to the public. 

1:30 to 3:00 (Eastern)

Dr. Angela Perez, Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health (CTEH) will present an overview of the state of the science related to adverse human health effects of PFAS exposure. Dr. Perez will summarize epidemiological evidence of cholesterol modulation in occupational and community-based studies and will discuss disparities in data interpretation between the study types.

Dr. Carmen Messerlian, Harvard University School of Public Health will summarize the experimental and human evidence on the immunotoxic effects of PFAS exposure. She will present recent findings using data from both the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and the Faroese Islands on the impact of PFAS exposure on immune function among children and adolescents.

FREE for federal, state, and local government officials only (read Note 1 below). All others must pay with a credit card when registering. The fee is $75 with a reduced rate of $25 for non-profit organizations, students, and academics (read Note 2 below). If the fee is a true barrier to your attendance, contact Jennifer Griffith at jgriffith@newmoa.org to see if it can be reduced or waived. 

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1158454659419466510
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Note 1: In order to bring the cost to zero, government officials should enter the discount code (case sensitive): GOVT
Please make sure to use your government email address when registering so NEWMOA can easily validate your registration 

Note 2: In order to bring the cost to $25, non-profit organizations, students, and academics should use the discount code (case sensitive): NGO
Please make sure to use your .org or .edu email address when registering so NEWMOA can easily validate your registration


Note: This webinar is presented for informational purposes. The views expressed do not necesssaily reflect those of each of the NEWMOA-member states and and the strategies and technologies discussed should not be considered an endorsement by NEWMOA or its members.

 

 

For more information, contact Jennifer Griffith at .

 

 

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