5004.0 Environmental Health Poster Session III: Health and Water

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 8:30 AM
A clean and adequate water supply is essential for public health, and many of the environmental health challenges facing the world today involve water in some capacity. From water scarcity to recreational water pollution, water and sewer infrastructure to drinking water contaminants, water emerges as a component of many current and emerging environmental public health issues. This poster session will explore key issues in public health and water.
Session Objectives: Describe a few relevant issues in environmental health pertaining to water.

Board 1
Protecting the drinking water supply of Conanicut Island, RI - Community advocacy at its best
Patrick O. Bohan, MSEH, MS, PhD, Donna P. O'Neill, RDH, BS, BFA and Ellen M. Winsor, BA
Board 2
Water Scarcity and Life Expectancy at Birth: A Worldwide Analysis
José Luis Navarro Espigares, PhD, Prof, Mgr, José Aureliano Martín Segura, PhD, Prof and Pedro González de la Flor, MD, PhD
Board 3
Relationship Between Birth Weight, Gestational Age and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) in a Contaminated Public Drinking Water Supply
Lynda Nolan, MSN, MPH, CRNP, John Nolan, MPH, Frances Shofer, PhD, Nancy Rodway, MD, MPH and Edward Emmett, MD, MS
Board 5
Occurrence of volatile organic chemicals in private drinking water wells in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Lora Siegmann Werner, MPH, Karl V. Markiewicz, PhD, Kyle Schmeck, Rachel DeMarzio, Ellen Schmitt, MPH and Shirley Fan
Board 7
Coliphage densities in Chicago area waterways: Implications for water quality monitoring
Samuel Dorevitch, MD, MPH and Patrick C. LaRochelle, MPH
Board 9
Use of an Inverted Fault Tree Analysis to Identify Water-borne Disease Sources in a Rural Barrio in the Philippines
Carolyn Harvey, PhD, Carolyn Jauco Trott, MPH Candidate, Joe Beck and Alice Jones, PhD

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