Category Archives: PROTECT Webinar Series

December Webinar – Camp Lejune: A Case Study, presented by Frank Bove, ScD

Monday, Dec. 1st  1:00 – 2:00pm EST Webinar Title: “Camp Lejeune: A Case Study” Presenter: Frank Bove, Sc.D. Please join us for the second in the PROTECT webinar series, Careers in Environmental Health Sciences, as Dr. Frank Bove discusses his experience as an epidemiologist and his work at Camp Lejeune.     Biography Frank Bove […]

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May Webinar: “Environmental Metabolomics: A Dual-Platform Biomonitoring Approach to Assess Toxicant Exposure and Metabolic Response”

Environmental Metabolomics: A Dual-Platform Biomonitoring Approach to Assess Toxicant Exposure and Metabolic Response Kurt D. Pennell, Ph.D., P.E., Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Tufts University Kurt Pennell is Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts University. Dr. Pennell received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida and completed […]

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April Webinar: “Two Perspectives on Ethical Review of Research Involving Human Subjects”

Two Perspectives on Ethical Review of Research Involving Human Subjects Daniel Wikler, Ph.D., Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics, Professor of Ethics and Population Health, and Co-Director of the Program on Ethical Issues in Global Health Research, Harvard School of Public Health Daniel Wikler, PhD, is Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Ethics and Population Health in […]

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March 2014 Highlight: Monica Ramirez Presents on Water Impacts

On February 26th, in collaboration with the Museum of Science Boston, PROTECT Investigator Monica Ramirez-Andreotta presented a lecture on water quality and impacts on human and environmental health. A video recording of Dr. Hahn’s and Dr. Ramirez-Andreotta’s presentation is available online. The seminar was part of The Myra Kraft Open Classroom at Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and […]

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January Webinar: “Spinning Community – University Partnerships”

Spinning Community – University Partnerships Dr. Jonathan London, Department of Human Ecology, University of California, Davis Dr. Jonathan London is an Assistant Professor in the Human and Community Development, Department of Human Ecology, at the University of California, Davis. Jonathan’s research addresses conflicts and collaboration in natural resource and environmental issues, with a particular emphasis […]

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December Webinar: “Beyond Risk Communication: Community-Based Research, Dialogue, and Policy Engagement to Protect Environmental Health in Yupik Communities of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska”

Beyond Risk Communication: Community-Based Research, Dialogue, and Policy Engagement to Protect Environmental Health in Yupik Communities of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska Vi Waghiyi, Tribal Member, Native Village of Savoonga, Environmental Health and Justice Program Director, Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT); and Pamela Miller, Executive Director, Alaska Community Action on Toxics Vi Waghiyi is a […]

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September webinar: “Engaging Partners and Stakeholders from the Grassroots to the Treetops”

Dr. Andrea Hricko Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine and Director of Community Outreach and Engagement Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center To view Dr. Hricko’s biography, go to http://keck.usc.edu/profiles?facid=483 This webinar will be held via WebEx on Monday September 23rd from 1:00 – 2:00pm ET.  Please email protect-info@coe.neu.edu if you would like to attend and have […]

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PROTECT Academy now available for viewing

This June was the first offering of the PROTECT Academy.  The purpose of these webinars was to provide non-experts in the topic areas with an introduction to the primary concepts, basic terminology, and applicability of that field to the understanding of environmental health problems. Please visit the PROTECT Academy page to learn more about the […]

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April Webinar “Teaming Up with Gardeners Neighboring a Superfund Site: Characterizing the Uptake of Arsenic by Homegrown Vegetables and Communicating the Potential Risks”

Teaming Up with Gardeners Neighboring a Superfund Site: Characterizing the Uptake of Arsenic by Homegrown Vegetables and Communicating the Potential Risks Monica Ramirez-Andreotta, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute, Northeastern University Monica Ramirez-Andreotta has a PhD in Environmental Science from the University of Arizona (UA) that focused on integrating the fundamentals of […]

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March Webinar: “Assessing Quality and Remedial Performance for Contaminated Sediments”

Assessing Quality and Remedial Performance for Contaminated Sediments Daniel Reible, Smith Chair of Environmental Health Engineering, University of Texas in Austin Dr. Reible is the Bettie Margaret Smith Chair of Environmental Health Engineering in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering and the Director of the Center for Research in Water Resources at the […]

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February 14 Webinar: “Physiological and Molecular Adaptations to Pregnancy: Influence on Chemical Exposure and Toxicity”

Dr. Lauren Aleksunes, from the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, will present a talk titled, “Physiological and Molecular Adaptations to Pregnancy: Influence on Chemical Exposure and Toxicity.” To view Dr. Aleksunes’ biography, go to http://pharmacy.rutgers.edu/content/faculty_profile_99.   The webinar was held […]

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December 12 Event — “Alternatives for Managing the Nation’s Complex Contaminated Groundwater Sites”

Presenter: Michael Kavanaugh, chair of the report-authoring committee. Dear PROTECT Community, You are invited to join a public webinar on Wednesday, December 12 at 1:00pm ET, exploring Alternatives for Managing the Nation’s Complex Contaminated Groundwater Sites, a new report from the National Research Council of the National Academies. How to Join: To attend the webinar […]

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November Webinar – “Looking Through an Environmental Justice Lens: Community Engagement, Policy and Practice”

Looking Through an Environmental Justice Lens: Community Engagement, Policy and Practice Dr. Jalonne L. White-Newsome, Federal Policy Analyst for West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. (WE ACT for Environmental Justice) Dr. Jalonne L. White-Newsome is WE ACT’s Federal Policy Analyst, based in Washington, DC. Prior to joining WE ACT, Jalonne was the inaugural Kendall Science Fellow […]

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October 29 Webinar: “Serum Concentrations of Brominated Flame Retardants in the United States General Population.”

Dr. Andreas Sjödin will be giving a presentation titled “Serum Concentrations of Brominated Flame Retardants in in the United States General Population.” After receiving his PhD in Environmental Chemistry in May of 2000 from Stockholm University in Sweden, Dr. Andreas Sjödin worked as the Coordinator for the Analytical Toxicology Branch of the Division of Laboratory […]

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October Webinar – “The Trials and Tribulations of Superfund’s Early Years”

The Trials and Tribulations of Superfund’s Early Years Craig E. Colten, Professor of Geography at Louisiana State University Professor Colten is the Carl O. Sauer Professor of Geography at Louisiana State University and his work generally fits into the fields of environmental history and hazards geography. He began his career directing a research team investigating […]

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PROTECT-related Spanish Language Webinar, September 18th

Karst Features and Water Resources in Florida and Puerto Rico By Arturo E. Torres Hydrologic Studies Chief U.S. Geological Survey Florida Water Science Center-Tampa This webinar was offered IN SPANISH on September 18, 2012 – click here to see the WebEx. Abstract: Topographic landscape and geology produce distinctive karst and water resources features in Florida […]

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April Webinar – “The Quiet Epidemic: Causes and Classification of Preterm Birth”

The Quiet Epidemic: Causes and Classification of Preterm Birth Thomas F. McElrath, Associate Professor of Obstetrics at Harvard Medical School and Attending Physician, Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital This webinar is designed to: Discuss the definitions and rates of prematurity. Review current causes of prematurity in a very clinical fashion with an […]

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PROTECT Researchers to Present at April 2 RiskeLearning Web Seminars

Project 2 Leader Rita Loch-Caruso and Project 1 Leader John Meeker presented an NIEHS SRP Risk e-Learning webinar in the series Early Life Exposures – Long-Term Health Consequences The session, which addressed PCE and Phthalates, was held on April 2, 2012. This session will feature SRP grantees Ann Aschengrau, Sc.D. (Boston University), John Meeker, Sc.D. (University of […]

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March Trainee Skill-Builder Workshop – Rethinking the Design of Presentation Slides: The Assertion-Evidence Structure

Rethinking the Design of Presentation Slides: The Assertion−Evidence Structure Michael Alley Associate Professor, Engineering Communication Pennsylvania State University, University Park Abstract Presentation slides affect the success of a scientific talk much more than most speakers realize. In most scientific presentations, the presentation slides follow the topic-subtopic structure of PowerPoint—in other words, a topic phrase headline […]

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February Webinar – Mitch Beard

The Effective Use of Data Management Software in Environmental Projects Mitch Beard, CEO and Founder of EarthSoft, Inc. Mitch Beard is CEO and Founder of EarthSoft, Inc. EarthSoft’s EQuIS software is the most widely used environmental data management software in the world and is used by multiple US EPA Regions and states, many multinational industrials, […]

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January Webinar – Glenn Rice

Exposure Assessment Approaches for Environmental Chemical Mixtures Dr. Glenn Rice Environmental Health Scientist U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Glenn Rice has served as an Environmental Health Scientist in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) since 1990.  He is a member of the chemical mixtures risk assessment team in NCEA.  His research […]

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December Trainee Skill-Builder Workshop – Proposal Development

Proposal Development Stacy-Ann Christian & Sara Clabby Office of Research Administration and Finance Northeastern University Stacy-Ann Christian is Lecturer and Associate Director of Research Administration and Finance at Northeastern University. Her responsibilities include development and maintenance of university policies related to pre-award activities. In addition, Stacy-Ann oversees the review of funding applications to federal, state […]

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December Webinar – Dana Boyd Barr

Biomonitoring of exposure to environmental chemicals and toxins Dana Boyd Barr Professor of Exposure Science and Environmental Health Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University Dr. Dana Boyd Barr is a Professor of Exposure Science and Environmental Health at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health.  Although she has been in academia […]

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November Trainee Skill-Builder Workshop – Research Translation and Innovation: Results to Patents

Research Translation and Innovation: Results to Patents Anne-Marie Dinius, Intellectual Property Manager, Center for Research Innovation, Northeastern University This webinar will answer the question – how do the results I obtain in the lab turn into patentable intellectual property? Among other patent law fundamentals, IP Attorney Anne-Marie Dinius will answer the following questions: (1) What is […]

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November Webinar – Joseph Graziano

Poison in the Well:  Exposure, Consequences and Remediation of Arsenic in Bangladesh Dr. Joseph Graziano Professor of Environmental Health Sciences & Pharmacology, Columbia University Director of Columbia University SRP Dr. Joseph Graziano’s research career has been devoted to understanding the consequences of exposure to metals, both on the molecular and population levels. Human exposure to […]

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October Trainee Skill-Builder Workshop – The Scientific Method and Experiential Learning Projects

The Scientific Method and Experiential Learning Projects Tom DeSutter, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Soil Science North Dakota State University Tom received his BS and MS degrees from South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD) in 1994 and 1998, respectively, and his PhD from Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS). The primary focus area of DeSutter’s graduate […]

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October Webinar – Daniel Madrigal

Beyond Newsletters and Brochures: Communicating Findings to Study Participants and Community Members of a NIEHS/EPA Children’s Center Daniel S. Madrigal Community Outreach Coordinator Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health (CERCH) Mr. Madrigal is the community outreach coordinator for the Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health (CERCH). Part of the Center’s work is on the […]

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September Trainee Skill-Builder Workshop – Research Ethics

Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Conducting Human Subjects Research Delia Wolf Assistant Dean for Regulatory Affairs & Research Compliance and Director for the Office of Human Research Administration Harvard School of Public Health Dr. Delia Wolf is a nationally recognized speaker and an accomplished teacher who has served as a faculty member at numerous national conferences […]

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September Webinar – Dr. Eric Suuberg

The Brown SRP – Overview and Recent Results on the Vapor Intrusion Problem Eric M. Suuberg Professor of Engineering – Brown University Co-Director of the Brown SRP Professor Suuberg’s research interests center on energy and environmental areas, involving study of fuel chemistry (coal, oil shale, biomass), activated carbons (production and properties), materials reuse (automobile tires, coal […]

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Dr. Richard Miller (University of Rochester) to present at May 16 Webinar

The final Webinar for this school year is scheduled for Monday, May 16, 2011. PROTECT Co-Director, Prof. Jose Cordero of University of Puerto Rico’s Medical Campus has invited Dr. Richard K. Miller, Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology, of Pathology and of Environmental Medicine at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York […]

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MassDEP research director gives 3/11 PROTECT webinar

PROTECT Researcher and Project 3 leader Prof. Roger Giese of NU has invited Dr. Carol Rowan West, the Director of the Office of Research for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, to give a presentation titled, “Considering Early Life Stage Sensitivities in Setting Environmental Standards – The Perchlorate Case.” This Webinar will begin at 11:00am EST […]

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Larissa Takser’s 2/11 webinar presentation accessible for online viewing

PROTECT faculty member and Project 1 Leader John Meeker hosted a talk by Dr. Larissa Takser, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Université de Sherbrooke Québec, Canada at the University of Michigan on Friday, February 11th. Dr. Takser presented her talk titled, “Low Dose Environmental Chemicals and Fetal Health” and has […]

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PROTECT to host Harvard School of Public Health faculty at Dec. 3rd webinar

Dr. James P. Shine Senior Lecturer on Aquatic Chemistry Department of Environmental Health Harvard School of Public Health Dr. James P. Shine will be speaking on the topic of “Biogeochemical Fate and Human Health Outcomes from Metals at the Tar Creek Superfund Site.” Dr. Shine is on the faculty in the Department of Environmental Health […]

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Dr. Eve Kuniansky of USGS speaks at November webinar

Eve Kuniansky Region Ground-Water Specialist U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Eastern Region, Director’s Office Leader, Karst Interest Group PROTECT was proud to host Dr. Eve Kuniansky, who gave a talk titled “Mathematical Models Applied to Karst Aquifers” at the November 5th webinar. Dr. Kuniansky heads up the USGS Karst Interest Group, has worked with the USGS […]

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Training Core Leader Thomas Sheahan to Present SRP-funded R01 Work at SRP/EPA Webinar

Prof. Thomas Sheahan, Training Core Leader, will be presenting at the Fall/Winter 2010 edition of Risk eLearning, entitled “Contaminated Sediments: New Tools and Approaches forin situ Remediation.”  This Webinar is presented by the Superfund Research Program (SRP), in collaboration with the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Superfund Remediation and Technology Innovation (OSRTI). The webinar will […]

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PROTECT Webinar to be held October 1, 2010

The Harvard Superfund Research Program Robert Wright, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Environmental Health Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health Director, Harvard Superfund Research Program Dr. Wright is the overall PI of the Harvard Superfund Research Program and director of the HSPH Metals Research Core. He is an Emergency Room pediatrician at […]

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