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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018 Impact of Toxic Chemicals on the Developing Brain Protecting Health in Risky Times: The Challenge of Hazardous Chemicals in our Environment Breast Cancer & the Environment Environmental Justice Panel Special Free Pre-Conference Public Lecture Thursday, March 1, 2018, 7:00 - 8:00 pm (CME can be claimed for this event only if you will be attending the Friday conference as well)

3/2/2018
When: March 2, 2018
12:30-5:30 pm
Where: Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Ave
Madison, Wyoming  53792
United States

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WEHN ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Making the Connection 2018: Environmental Health in Wisconsin

 

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Program will be held in the audtiroium at the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC) at 750 Highland Avenue

Free Preconference Lecture: Thursday 7:00 PM at the Discovery Building (H.F. DeLuca Forum)

Unleashing the Power of Prevention by Targeting Environmental Exposures to Toxic Chemicals & Pollutants
Bruce Lanphear, MD, Clinician Scientist at the BC Children's Research Institute, Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University Vancouver, British Columbia

(CME can be claimed for this event only if you will be attending the Friday conference as well)

11:30 AM Registration

12:30-1:30 PM Impact of Toxic Chemicals on the Developing Brain

Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH, Clinician Scientist at the BC Children's Research Institute , Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University Vancouver, British Columbia

1:30-2:30 Protecting Health in Risky Times: The Challenge of Hazardous Chemicals in our Environment

Tom Bruke, PhD, Former EPA Science Advisor, Jacob I and Irene B Fabrikant Professor and Director of the Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

3:00-4:00 Breast Cancer & the Environment

Lee Wilke, MD, Professor of Surgery, Director of the UW Breast Center, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Amy Trentham-Dietz, PhD, Professor of Population Health Sciences, Program Leader for Cancer Prevention & Control, Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

4:00-5:30 Environmental Justice and Health in Wisconsin

Moderator: Kimberlee Wright, JD, Executive Director, Midwest Environmental Advocates

Panelists:

Dennis Grzezinski, JD, Law Office of Dennis M. Grzenzinski, former Senior Counsel, Midwest Environmental Advocates

Elizabeth Ward, Conservation Programs Coordinator, Sierra Club John Muir Chapter

Reverend Willie E. Brisco, former President of Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Home (MICAH), President, Wisdom Wisconsin

5:30-7:00 pm Post-conference Networking Cocktail Hour for conference participants and presenters