Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Research Seminar Series

Friday, October 1, 2021    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  (Central Time)



Seminar sessions are FREE, and open to all!

This event will be held online, via our UTHealth Webex webinar platform.

Seminar Content

The Post Hurricane Harvey Respiratory Protection Training Program

William “Brett” Perkison, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences


William “Brett” Perkison, M.D., MPH, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas School of Public Health in the division of occupational and environmental sciences. He obtained his medical degree at UTMB Galveston and completed residencies in Family Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the UT School of Public Health. Prior to joining the faculty, he has worked as a regional manager in occupational medicine in the oil and gas industry in corporate, research, and manufacturing. He has also been a medical director of both outpatient community health settings as well as in employee health for a large health care system. During his career, he has had extensive experience in disaster response efforts in the Houston area, including for hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Ike, and Harvey.



Webex - Stream from anywhere at: https://bit.ly/webex-eohs-fall2021


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About the EOHS Research Seminar Series

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.

Additional Seminar Dates

Seminars are offered over the course of the 2021-2022 year.
Please regularly check the training calendar for updated seminar registration page availability and information at http://bit.ly/swcoehce2



Fall 2021
September 17, 2021

October 1, 2021

October 15, 2021

October 29, 2021

November 5, 2021

November 19, 2021

Spring 2022

January 21, 2022

February 4, 2022

February 18, 2022

March 4, 2022

March 25, 2022

April 8, 2022


Contact Us

Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Continuing Education (CE) & Outreach Program

1200 Pressler St., RAS West Ste. 1038
Houston, TX 77030

Seminar Information or Webex help:
Llonda Toney Llonda.Collins@uth.tmc.edu

General CE Email: swcoeh.ce@uth.tmc.edu

To learn more about the SWCOEH, please visit us on the web at www.swcoeh.org


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.

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.

Houston Campus Location & Parking

Virtual Conference
There will NOT be an in person meeting

Stream live via Webex!

Visit: https://bit.ly/webex-eohs-fall2021

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