Past Seminars

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2014

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: 124KB/1 page)
Presentation:

Tetraols as Biomarkers of Human Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Exposure and Metabolic Activation (PDF: 3.23MB/72 pages)

2013

Date:

November 6, 2013

Presenter:

Ruth Lynfield, MD
State Epidemiologist and Medical Director
Minnesota Department of Health

Title:

Designer Drugs: Not Your Daddy's Poison

Abstract:

Designer Drugs: Not Your Daddy's Poison (PDF: 124KB/1 page)

Date:

May 1, 2013

Presenter:

Susan Buchanan, MD, MP

Title:

Don’t Panic – PEHSUs Can Help! An Introduction to the Great Lakes Center for Children’s Environmental Health

Abstract:

Don’t Panic – PEHSUs Can Help! (PDF: 124KB/1 page)

 

Date:

February 6, 2013

Presenter:

Dr. Ann Settgast

Title:

Visiting Relatives Can Be Tricky! An Update in Travel Medicine with a Special Emphasis on the Visiting Family and Relatives (VFR) Traveler and the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network

Abstract:

Visiting Relatives Can Be Tricky! (PDF: 124KB/1 page)

Presentation:

Update in Travel Medicine with Special Emphasis on the VFR Traveler and the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (PDF: 6.07mb/59 pages)

 

2012

Date:

November 7, 2012

Presenters:

Kristin Peterson Oehlke, MS, CGC and Jan Sieger, RN, MPH, FNP and Barbara Frohnert, MPH

Title:

A Look at Birth Defects Footprints in Minnesota

Abstract:

A Look at Birth Defects Footprints in Minnesota (PDF: 124KB/1 page)

Presentation:

Monitoring, Services and Prevention of Birth Defects in Minnesota: The Minnesota Birth Defects Monitoring and Analysis Program (PDF: 312KB/103 pages)

 

Date:

May 16, 2012

Presenter:

Anna Gerenday and Jon B. Cole, M.D.

Title:

The Fungus Among Us

Abstract:

The Fungus Among Us (PDF: 35KB/1 page)

Presentation:

Wild Mushrooms of Minnesota (PDF: 3.98MB/15 pages)

 

Date:

February 1, 2012

Abstract:

Radiation: Medical and Environmental Exposure (PDF: 35KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Gopal V. Punjabi, M.D. and Jerome S. Puskin, PhD

Presentation:

Medical Radiation Exposure: Focus on CT

Presenter:

Jerome S. Puskin, PhD

Presentation:

Environmental Radiation Risk Assessment (PDF 478KB/40 pages)

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2011

Date:

November 2, 2011

Abstract:

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Indoor Air Quality (PDF: 29KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Jon B. Cole, M.D.

Presentation:

Acute Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (PDF: 2.26MB/40 pages)

Presenter:

James Kelly, M.S.

Presentation:

Minnesota's Enclosed Sports Arena Rule (PDF: 301KB/12 pages)

Date:

May 18, 2011

Abstract:

Sick Buildings, Toxins, Meowing Nuns, and Shrinking Genitalia (PDF: 29KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Richard Danila, Ph.D., M.P.H

Date:

Feb 9, 2011

Abstract:

Lead Toxicity in Adults (and Children) (PDF: 29KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Beth Baker, M.D.

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2010

Date:

October 27, 2010

Abstract:

The role of epigenetics in exposure-related malignancies (PDF: 22KB/1 page

Presenter:

Heather H. Nelson, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Date:

May 2010

Abstract:

How to Survive the 30-Second Soundbite, Abstract, (PDF: 27KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Mark Neuzil, Ph.D..

Date:

January 2010

Abstract:

Causation Determination in Workers' Compensation and Toxic Tort Cases, Abstract (PDF: 23KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Jon O'Neal, M.D., M.P.H., FACOEM

Presentation:

Causation Determination in Workers' Compensation and Toxic Tort Cases. O'Neal (article) (PDF 93KB/19 pages)

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2009

Date:

October 2009

Title:

Antibiotic Resistance and Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

Abstract:

Environmental Exposure Grand Rounds, October 7, 2009, Abstracts (PDF: 32KB/1 page

Presenter:

David Wallinga, M.D., M.P.A.

Presentation:

Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture IS Linked to Rising Resistance: What are the Policy Options? David Wallinga (PDF: 815KB/ 33pages)

Presenter:

Kirk Smith, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D

Presentation:

Antimicrobial Resistance from Farm to Fork: Observations on the Impact of Antimicrobial Use in Animal Agriculture, Kirk Smith (PDF: 2,350KB/ 64pages)

Date:

April 2009

Abstract:

Fish Consumption and Mercury Exposure Abstracts (PDF: 45KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Beth Baker, M.D.

Presentation:

Mercury: You are what you eat? Beth Baker (PDF: 242 KB/20 pages)

Presenter:

Pat McCann, M.S.

Presentation:

Fish Consumption and Mercury Exposure Pat McCann (PDF: 2661KB/ 37pages)

 

Date:

January 2009

Title:

Drugs and Liver Injury

Abstract:

Liver Toxins, Abstract (PDF: 30KB/1 page)

Presenter:

David Roberts, M.D.

Presentation:

Drugs and Liver Injury (PDF: 1,560KB/66 pages)

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2008

Date:

October 2008

Abstract:

An Epidemiologic Investigation of Progressive Inflammatory Neuropathy, a Novel Neuropathy in Abattoir Workers Exposed to Swine Brain, Abstract (PDF: 24KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Stacy Holzbauer, D.V.M., M.P.H.

Presentation:

Investigation into Risk Factors for Progressive Inflammatory Neuropathy Among Swine Abattoir Workers in the United States (PDF: 462KB/53 pages)

Date:

June 2008

Abstract:

Mycotoxins that are Potential Environmental Exposure Risks for Minnesotans, Abstract (PDF: 24KB/1 page

Presenter:

W. Thomas Shier, Ph.D.

Presentation:

Mycotoxins that are Potential Environmental Exposure Risks for Minnesotans (PDF: 1,706KB/66 pages)

Date:

February 2008

Abstract:

The Poison Center and MDH: A Toxic Relationship, Abstract (PDF: 26KB/1 page)

Presenter:

David Roberts, M.D.

Presentation:

The Poison Center and Department of Health: A Toxic Relationship (PDF: 3,681KB/79 pages)

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2007

Date:

November 2007

Abstract:

Mesothelioma in Northeast Minnesota, Abstract (PDF: 38KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Jeffrey H. Mandel, M.D., M.P.H.

Presentation:

Epidemiology of Mesothelioma (PDF: 1,971KB/39 pages)

Date:

April 2007

Abstract:

Toxicology of Perfluoroalkyl Acids, Abstract (PDF: 28KB/1 page)

Presenter:

John Butenhoff, Ph.D.

 

Date:

January 2007

Abstract:

Risky Communications: The Hazards of Talking about Environmental Exposures, Abstract (PDF: 26KB/1 page)

Presenter:

Tannie Eshenaur, M.P.H.

Presentation:

Risky Communications: the Hazards of Talking about Environmental Exposures (PDF: 478KB/26 pages)

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