274746 Overview: More Than Oil: Health and Environmental Disasters

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Linda Birnbaum, PhD , National Toxicology Program, NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC
Dr. Birnbaum will introduce the session by providing an overview of federal research capabilities in the context of environmental health disasters. Various federal responses will be considered as related to research in disaster response.

Learning Areas:
Environmental health sciences
Occupational health and safety
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Attendees will understand the federal health research capabilities and roles in environmental disasters.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program.
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.