Event

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Research Seminar Series

Friday, October 15, 2021    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  (Central Time)

 


Registration

Seminar sessions are FREE, and open to all!




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


Seminar Content


'Urban Heat Management for Physical Activity'



Kevin Lanza, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Epidemiology,

Human Genetics,

and Environmental Health Sciences

UTHealth School of Public Health in Austin

 

 

Dr. Kevin Lanza is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences at UTHealth School of Public Health in Austin. His research explores the relations between the environment, health behaviors, and health through the lens of climate equity, with a focus on extreme heat and physical activity. His research has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and City of Austin. Prior to joining the faculty at UTHealth, Dr. Lanza was an ORISE (pronounced Oh-rise) fellow at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; received his PhD in City & Regional Planning from Georgia Institute of Technology; and completed his postdoctoral training at the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living.

 

 

 


Webex

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

About SWCOEH

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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