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Introducing ATSDR

Webinar //


Apr 14 2015, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST


ATSDR - Safeguarding Communities from Harmful Chemicals:

A Five-Part Webinar Series

APHA and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are proud to co-sponsor a five-part webinar series highlighting the vital work of the ATSDR. The series explores the Agency's role as an integral partner in: determining chemical threats; supporting communities with their environmental health concerns; protecting children and vulnerable populations; and supporting the specific needs of Native Tribes.

Part I – Introducing ATSDR

Tuesday, Apr. 14, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EDT

Don't miss the start of the series! Introducing ATSDR provides a broad overview of the invaluable contributions ATSDR has made over the past years – from who they are to how they work to protect our communities from harmful chemical exposures. This is a webinar not to miss! Listen to the recorded webinar.

View the webinar slide (PDF): Introduction, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

Welcome and Moderator:

Georges Benjamin, MD, executive director, APHA


Patrick Breysse, PhD, CIH, director
National Center for Environmental Health
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Office of Noncommunicable Disease, Injury and Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Suzanne Condon, MS
associate commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
director, Bureau of Environmental Health

This webinar was funded through cooperative agreement U38OT000131 between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Public Health Association. The contents of this webinar are solely the responsibility of the presenters and do not necessarily represent the official views of the American Public Health Association or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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