April 5 & 6, 2001
The Clarion Town House Hotel & Suites
 Columbia, South Carolina

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Agenda


Thursday, April 5, 2001

8:30 - 9:00   Registration 

9:15   Welcome:  

  • Bruce Coull, PhD, Dean, USC School of the Environment,  SUI Principal Investigator
  • Michael Schmidt, PhD, MUSC Department of Microbiology,  SUI Principal Investigator

9:30   Setting the Stage:   

Public Health:  Where Human Health & the Environment are United
Harris Pastides, PhD, Dean, University of SC, The Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health

Environmental Health 101 
Douglas E. Bryant, Commissioner, SC DHEC

10:45   Breakouts:  

  • Tools of the Trade - What is available to help you focus on genuine concerns?

  • Michael Juras, Manager, Community-Right-to-Know, SC DHEC
    Thomas G. Basler, PhD - Director of Libraries and Learning Centers, MUSC
     
  • Schools, Indoor Air Quality, and Community Partnerships

  • Andy Rowland, III, CET, REPA -  Director, Program in Environmental Health Sciences, College of Health Professions, MUSC
    Zoe James - Senior Clemson Extension Agent, Clemson University
     
  • Endocrine Disruption by Environmental Chemicals - Epidemiologic Evidence

  • Walter J. Rogan, MD, Epidemiologist, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 

12:15   Lunch

1:15     Plenary Session  

Occupational and Environmental Medicine: Taking Clinical Practices into the Community 
Howard Frumkin, MD DrPH, Chair, Department of Environmental &  Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

         Reaction Panel   

  • Douglas E. Bryant, Commissioner, SC DHEC
  • Harris Pastides, PhD, Dean, USC School of Public Health
  • Sabra Slaughter, PhD, Chief of Staff, President's Office, MUSC

2:30     Break

2:45     Breakouts: (Morning sessions repeated)  

  • Tools of the Trade - What is available to help you focus on genuine concerns?

  • Michael Juras, Manager, Community-Right-to-Know, SC DHEC
    Thomas G. Basler, PhD - Director of Libraries and Learning Centers, MUSC
     
  • Schools, Indoor Air Quality, and Community Partnerships

  • Andy Rowland, III, CET, REPA -  Director, Program in Environmental Health Sciences, College of Health Professions, MUSC
    Zoe James, Senior Clemson Extension Agent, Clemson University
  • Endocrine Disruption by Environmental Chemicals - Epidemiologic Evidence

  • Walter J. Rogan, MD, Epidemiologist, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 

4:30    Adjourn/Reception

  • "Tools of the Trade" Interactive Exhibits
  • Screening:  Canadian Film Board’s Exposure: Environmental Links to Breast Cancer 


Friday, April 6, 2001

8:00    Muffins, juice, coffee

  • Screening:  Canadian Film Board’s Exposure: Environmental Links to Breast Cancer 
8:30     Infectious Disease and the Changing Climate
           Michael Schmidt, PhD - Department of Microbiology and Immunology, MUSC
        Jerry Gibson, MD - Director, Bureau of Disease Control, DHEC

9:15     Environmental Threats to Children's Health 
            J. Routt Reigart, MD, Department of Pediatrics, MUSC: Children’s Health

10:00  Break  
10:15  Respiratory Health and Air Quality
          David Peden, MD, UNC Center for Environmental Medicine and Lung Biology
11:00  Cancer and the Environment
          Janette Sherman, MD, Internal Medicine and Toxicology

Noon  Wrap Up, Evaluation and Next Steps


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Prepared by Kim Buchanan
Document URL:  http://www.sc.edu/sustainableu/envhealthagenda.htm

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