Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference
April 17, 2015
8:00 AM-4:30 PM
1000 NE Mutnomah Street
Don't miss these highlights:
Dr. John Balbus of NIH/NIEHS will deliver a keynote on "Finding the Sweet Spot: The Science Behind Synergies" where health goals align with the actions most needed to mitigate and increase our resilience to the risks of climate change.
Julia Novy-Hildesley, founder and CEO of Resilience in Action, will speak at lunchtime on "Three Orientations of Resilient Individuals and Communities."
A wide range of sessions will feature more than 20 experts on topics including:
- Climate and Health Research in the Northwest
- A Neurodevelopmental Pandemic? Reviewing the Research on Neurotoxicants and Development
- Contaminated Well Water: A Hidden Public Health Threat
- Diesel Exhaust: Small Particles, Big Problems, Easy Solutions
- Connecting Clinical Care to the Community Through Environmental Health
- Climate Change Concerns and Solutions in Tribal Communities
- More sessions on behavioral health and climate change, health impacts of transportation plans, pesticide health effects, developmental origins of health, community involvement in exposure research, linking health and nature.
CE Units pending for CHES, OHSU School of Nursing, Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners and EH Registration Board.
A limited number of exhibit tables are available.