|Friday, October 25, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM|
'Discover Houston: A Research Odyssey of Natural Disasters'
Kai Zhang, PhD
Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences
The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS.
Seminars are presented by UTHealth School of Public Health faculty, doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows or external esteemed guest lecturers. Seminars are scheduled on a biweekly basis, on alternate Fridays at noon.
Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Safety Professionals, Industrial Hygienists, Epidemiologists, Graduate Students and other public health professionals.
The objective of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental and occupational health science research and apply current knowledge and key assumptions in environmental health sciences and other areas to advance the development of the field.
Learning Outcome(s): At the completion of this series of lectures the Physician, Registered Nurse, Safety Professionals, Industrial Hygienists, Epidemiologists, Graduate Students and other public health professionals will be able to (1) recognize an environmental and/or occupational health problem; (2) identify new methods, advances and current research in the environmental and occupational health science; (3) discuss research outcomes; (4) consider application of major research findings; and (5) apply lessons learned to public health practices and patient care.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
School of Public Health
1200 Pressler St. Houston, TX 77030
Reuel A. Stallones (RAS) Building
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All campus visitors are required to sign-in at security and present a current form of government issued identification. Please arrive 15 minutes early to park, check-in, receive a visitor badge and proceed to the elevator lobby.
Visitor parking is available in front of the UTHealth School of Public Health in a very limited capacity for a fee.
Parking can also be found at TMC Garage 2 across Holcombe off Bertner.
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Continuing Education - CEU & CME credits: If you wish to receive credit for this seminar you must register online, sign-in and complete an evaluation to receive continuing education credit. All information will be sent to you by email for completion.
Determination of credit is pending for Continuing Medical Education (CME) units.
Social Workers and other Public Health Professionals may attend and request a Certificate of Attendance.
Registration is required for each seminar to receive CEU credit. CEUs are emailed after attendance is confirmed so we ask to please allow up to 2 weeks for credit due to credit being counted on both an individual or multi-seminar attendance basis. You may attend seminars on a one-by-one basis.
All persons requesting certificates must register online, sign-in for attendance verification and complete the evaluation.
Seminars are offered over the course of the 2019-2020 year.
Please regularly check the training calendar for updated seminar registration page availability and information at http://bit.ly/swcoehce
September 13, 2019
September 27, 2019
October 11, 2019
October 25, 2019
November 8, 2019
November 22, 2019
January 24, 2020
February 7, 2020
February 21, 2020
March 6, 2020
March 27, 2020
April 10, 2020
Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Brenda Brown - Program Coordinator
Your Best Response to a Changing World!
The Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (SWCOEH) supports research, education and outreach in occupational and environmental health. The SWCOEH is housed within the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences of the UTHealth School of Public Health and is under the leadership of Elaine Symanski, PhD who serves as Director.
The SWCOEH was established in 1977 as a NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center (ERC), now one of 18 ERCs in the nation. In 1985, the SWCOEH became a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health.
Visit www.SWCOEH.org to learn more about our graduate-level education in environmental and occupational health, research and continuing education and outreach programs.