251140 What is a national biomonitoring system?

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM

Megan W. Latshaw, PhD, MHS , Environmental Health Programs, Association of Public Health Laboratories, Inc., Silver Spring, MD
Dr. Latshaw will describe what is meant by the term “National Biomonitoring System”. She will explain the purpose and process for creating such a system. This presentation sets the stage for the rest of the presenters.

Learning Areas:
Environmental health sciences
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Explain the purpose and process for creating a National Biomonitoring System.

Keywords: Environmental Exposures, Environmental Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Part of the collaborative team working to build a national biomonitoring network of public health laboratories, with the ultimate vision of a national biomonitoring network.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.