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The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) organizes the annual Lela Morris symposia to highlight important occupational and environmental health and safety issues and showcase research by Center faculty and students.


Symposia provide continuing education credits to physicians, industrial hygienists, nurses and allied health professionals.


2017 COEH Lela Morris Symposium

There's Something in the Air: Current Topics on Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease


Friday, May 12, 2017, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

David Brower Center, Goldman Theater

2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704


This course is presented by the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH). The focus of the symposium is Particulate Matter (PM) exposure and cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes, including clinical and subclinical markers as well as mortality. It is designed to provide occupational and environmental health professionals with a synthesis of the current research on PM exposure and CVD outcomes.



An attendee completing this course will be able to:


  • Improve their understanding of the role of PM exposures in cardiovascular disease
  • Summarize household, occupational and ambient exposures to PM
  • Describe PM exposure and CVD outcomes (clinical and subclinical markers and mortality)
  • Improve their understanding of monitoring devices
  • Inform policy for public health from a current knowledge of PM exposures and CVD outcomes



Faculty and Students: $40.00

State/Local Government Agencies and Non-Profits: $40.00

Others: $80.00

Past COEH Lela Morris Symposium Topics