Past Seminars - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Past Seminars

2015 | 2016 | 2017

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

2017

November 1, 2017

Presenter(s) and Title:

Pesticide Drift: Information for medical providers and patients
Amelia Burgess, MD and Ben Willenbring, MD
Medical Toxicology Fellows, Regions Hospital and Hennepin Regional Poison Center

Pesticide Drift: Information from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) about the human endangerment complaint process
Paul Haiker
Agricultural Advisor
Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division

The MDA receives 5-10 human endangerment complaints in a typical year. This presentation will cover who does this work, the complaint intake process and a description of a typical human endangerment case.

Abstract:

Pesticide Drift (PDF)

May 3, 2017

Presenter(s) and Title:

Same Antidote, Different Drug: The Elephant (tranquilizer) in the Room
Travis Olives MD MPH MEd
Associate Medical Director, Minnesota Poison Control System
Faculty Emergency Physician, Hennepin County Medical Center

Abstract:

Same Antidote, Different Drug: The Elephant (tranquilizer) in the Room (PDF)

February 1, 2017

Presenter(s) and Title:

Blood Lead Surveillance in Children: Guidance, Guidelines and Literature

Abby Montague, MD and Sean Boley, MD
Medical Toxicology Fellows, Regions Hospital and Hennepin Regional Poison Center

Blood Lead Surveillance in Children: Prevalence in MN

Luke Baertlein, MPH
Epidemiologist, Minnesota Department of Health

Abstract:

Blood Lead Surveillance in Children(PDF)

2016

November 2, 2016

Presenter(s) and Title:

The Enigma of Prion Disease: Acquired, Inherited, & Sporadic

Ralph S. Bovard MD MPH
Occupational & Environmental Medicine Residency- Program Director at Health Partners

Abstract:

The Enigma of Prion Disease: Acquired, Inherited, & Sporadic (PDF)

May 4, 2016

Presenter(s) and Title:

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

Commissioner Edward Ehlinger, MD, MSPH
Minnesota Department of Health

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology and Treatment of Acute Nicotine Poisoning

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

Abstract:

E-Cigarettes (PDF)

February 3, 2016

Presenter(s) and Title:

Medical Cannabis in Minnesota

Tom Arneson, MD, MPH
MDH Office of Medical Cannabis

Abstract:

Medical Cannabis in Minnesota (PDF)

 

2015

November 4, 2015

Presenter(s) and Title:

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

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

Abstract:

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

October 20, 2015

Presenter(s) and Title:

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

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

Abstract:

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

May 13, 2015

Presenter(s) and Title:

Untapped biospeciens and strategies to measure exposures to environmental carcinogens

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

Abstract:

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

February 4, 2015

Presenter(s) and Title:

Environmental Exposures to Mold

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

Abstract:

Environmental Exposures to Mold (PDF)

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