Registration Open for 6th Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference

Keynote Julia Brody, PhD, Silent Spring Institute will speak on environmental chemicals and women’s health

WHAT: 6th Annual Northwest Environmental Health Conference

 

WHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2014; 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

 

WHERE: Portland State University, Portland, OR

 

WHO: Healthcare administrators, public health practitioners, researchers, naturopathic and allopathic practitioners, community organizers, non-profit program managers and students

 

REGISTER AT: www.oeconline.org/nwehc

 

The 2014 conference will host leading scientists, researchers, and health professionals in a robust dialogue on the interrelationship between the environment, health and healthcare practices.

 

Keynote speaker, Dr. Julia Brody, is executive director of Silent Spring Institute, an organization that partners with physicians, public health advocates and scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer.

 

Breakout sessions will cover a range of topics including environmental justice, healthy homes, environmental toxicants, epigenetics, air quality, climate change, built environment, state policy efforts, sustainable practices in health care and more! 

Organized by Multnomah County Health Department, National College of Natural Medicine, Oregon Environmental Council, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Oregon Public Health Division, Oregon Nurses Association, Oregon Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Association and US Environmental Protection Agency Region 10.

 

Sponsored by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Metropolitan Group and North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.

 

Registration is open at www.oeconline.org/nwehc

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