“Metals, Mega-Trends & Me:
Reflections on Research & the Vision for the Dalla Lana School of Public Health”
Presenter: Dr. Howard Hu
At the end of this presentation participants should be able to:
- Describe trends in globalization, demographics, environmental stressors & the burden of disease.
- Use the case-study of lead (and other metals) toxicity to demonstrate the importance of epidemiologic research using novel clinical biomarker tools to measure the specific impact of environmental stressors on chronic disease.
- Reflect on other opportunities that have emerged for integrating public health and medical research to gain insights in disease etiology, new opportunities for disease prevention and improve health & health systems.
- Discuss new initiatives that will provide leadership in Canada integrating public health & clinical medicine from the perspective of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.
For Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca
Date: Wednesday April 3, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: St. Michael’s Hospital
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
209 Victoria Street Room 211
“This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. To be eligible for Section 1 MOC credits, participation in the event must be formally recorded. Participants attending the rounds in person must record their attendance by signing the attendance sign in sheet. Participants attending peripherally via live telewebcast must record their attendance by signing in using the 'ask a question feature' on the OTN website."