COEH webinars take place on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30am PST. All webinars are approximately one hour in duration.
The goal of the COEH webinar series is to raise awareness about current issues of health and safety at work and to share updates on the latest research in occupational and environmental health within the community.
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04.05.2017 Dr. Kent Pinkerton Webinar
Our plan is to re-record Dr. Pinkerton's presentation right away and share it with those who where registered for todays webinar. You will be able to watch the webinar at your convenience. We are extremely sorry for the technological failure today that prematurely ended this presentation and especially for the inconvenience to our audience and to our speaker. Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. We will still provide CE credit for those who requested it. We will send you the certificate after we have made the re-recorded presentation and evaluation available.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 10:30am to 11:30am
Title: Climate Change and Health
Speaker: Kent Pinkerton, PhD, Director of the Center for Health and the Environment, UC Davis
Changes in climate and increases in the frequency of extreme climate events are predicted to adversely affect human health in a variety of ways. In this webinar Dr. Kent Pinkerton, Director of the Center for Health and the Environment at UC Davis, will provide an overview of the public health effects of climate change.
On completion of this webinar participants will be able to:
Dr. Kent Pinkerton is Director, Center for Health and the Environment and Professor, in the Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Professor, Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology, School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis. Dr. Pinkerton studies the health effects of environmental air pollutants on lung structure and function and the interaction of gases and airborne particles within specific sites and cell populations of the lungs in acute and chronic lung injury. He also researches the effects of environmental tobacco smoke on lung growth and development.
Dr. Pinkerton serves as the Associate Director for the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, where he researches climate change impacts on agricultural health and safety. He has co-chaired symposiums on Climate Change and Global Public Health for the American and Turkish Thoracic Societies and is co-editor of the book, Global Climate Change and Public Health published in 2014. He is Visiting Professor at Nanjing Medical University in Nanjing, China and Shandong University in Jinan, China respectively. He completed his Ph.D. degree in Pathology at Duke University.
James Craner, MD, MPH
Prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss – Solving the Unfulfilled Promise of Audiometric Data Analysis
Kristie Sullivan, MPH
Non-Animal Occupational Toxicology Testing Technology and Policy
No Webinar Scheduled
Jessica Drew de Paz, PsyD
Mindfulness: Promoting Health & Safety by Being in the Moment
Webinars are available for Continuing Education credits
CE requires additional registration to complete payment and evaluation to receive credit. The cost for CE credit is $30 per webinar.
Follow these instructions to access the webinar recordings and to claim CE credit:
You will be emailed a link to the recorded webinar after you are registered for this class. Please complete the evaluation included in the email you will receive.
A certificate of completion will be e-mailed to you (please ensure at time of registration that your email address is current).
Industrial Hygienists: This event contains 50 minutes hours of instruction and may be eligible for ABIH credits.
Nurses: COEH Continuing Education Program (BRN Provider # 12983) has approved this webinar for 1.0 contact hours.