Past Seminars - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Past Seminars

2014| 2015| 2016

Since 2007, MDH has hosted the Environmental Exposure Grand Rounds. For a complete list of presentations, please contact us.

2016

Date: May 4, 2016

Presenters and Title:

Commissioner Edward Ehlinger, MD, MSPH
Minnesota Department of Health

E-cigarettes and Nicotine’s Effect on the Adolescent Brain

Jon B. Cole, MD
Hennepin County Medical Center
Minnesota Poison Center

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment of Acute Nicotine Poisoning

Abstract:

E-Cigarettes

 

Date: February 3, 2016

Presenters:

Tom Arneson, MD, MPH
MDH Office of Medical Cannabis

Title:

Medical Cannabis in Minnesota

Abstract:

Medical Cannabis in Minnesota(PDF)

 

2015

Date: November 4, 2015

Presenters:

Jenna LeRoy, MD and Travis Olives, MD MPH MEd
Senior Medical Toxicology fellows,
Regions Hospital Toxicology Education & Clinical Services

Title:

Complex(ed) Metals:
Discordant Risk/benefit Perceptions of Chelation
in the Scientific Community and Popular Culture

Abstract:

Complex(ed) Metals:
Discordant Risk/benefit Perceptions of Chelation
in the Scientific Community and Popular Culture(PDF)

 

Date: October 20, 2015

Presenter:

Kenneth E. “Ken” Nollet, MD, PhD
Professor and Director of International Cooperation
Fukushima Medical University (FMU) Radiation Medical Science Center

Title:

Public Health at the Intersection of Danger and Opportunity:
Responding to Japan’s 3.11 Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis.

Abstract:

Public Health at the Intersection of Danger and Opportunity:
Responding to Japan’s 3.11 Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis (PDF).

 

Date: May 13, 2015

Presenter:

Robert J. Turesky
Masonic Cancer Center and Department of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

Title:

Untapped biospeciens and strategies to measure exposures to environmental carcinogens

Abstract:

Untapped biospeciens and strategies to measure exposures to environmental carcinogens (PDF)

 

Date: February 4, 2015

Presenters:

Dr. Beth Baker, Specialist in Medical Toxicology
Dan Tranter, Minnesota Department of Health Indoor Air Unit

Title:

Environmental Exposures to Mold

Abstract:

Environmental Exposures to Mold (PDF)

 

2014

Date: November 5, 2014

Presenter:

Cassie McMahon and Kristie Ellickson
Environmental Analysis and Outcomes Division,
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

Title:

Air Quality in Minnesota and
a Community Air Toxics PAH Study in Minnesota

Abstract:

Air Quality in Minnesota and a Community Air Toxics PAH Study in Minnesota (PDF)

 

Date: May 7, 2014

Presenter:

Michael Georgieff, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Child Psychology,
Director of the Division of Neonatology,
University of Minnesota, Amplatz Children's Hospital

Title:

Iron Deficiency and Brain Development

Abstract:

Iron Deficiency and Brain Development (PDF)


Date: February 5, 2014

Presenter:

Stephen S. Hecht, Ph.D.
Wallin Professor of Cancer Prevention,
Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

Title:

Tetraols as Biomarkers of Human Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Exposure and Metabolic Activation

Abstract:

Tetraols as Biomarkers of Human Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Exposure and Metabolic Activation (PDF)

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