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4025.0 Environmental Epidemiology
Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 8:30 AM
This interesting session will focus on the epidemiology of environmental topics. Presentations will include a discussion of sarcoidosis among persons exposed to the September 11th World Trade Center disaster, a risk assessment model for predicting foodborne outbreaks at restaurants, the use of syndromic surveillance to monitor the health impact of wildfires in San Diego, and the relationship of biomass fuel use and acute respiratory illness in young children in Pakistan. One session will focus on the health of service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) will be able to: 1. Discuss the functional health issues among service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan 2. Describe the observed incidence of sarcoidosis diagnosed after 9/11/2001 among participants in the World Trade Center Health Registry 3. Describe how a risk assessment model can be used for determining the probability of foodborne outbreaks at specific restaurants 4. Describe the epidemiology of the health impact of the San Diego wildfires 5. Understand the relationship of biomass fuel and acute respiratory tract infections in young children
John Vena, PhD
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