DATE: 9 & 11 December 2020
EPICOH 2020 Webinars will be held on December 9 and 11. These sessions, featuring presentations and an opportunity to interact with your occupational epidemiology colleagues, will be free but require pre-registration.
If interested, please, visit the following website for registration:
On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, EPICOH Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Dr Debra Silverman, US National Cancer Institute, will present a keynote lecture, Diesel Exhaust and Lung Cancer: A 20-Year Saga. This first session will be followed by Early Career Researchers Outstanding Abstracts Presentations:
- Dr Raquel Velazquez-Kronen, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA : Shiftwork, long work hours, and inflammation in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort
- Dr Samuel Fuhrimann, Utrecht University, the Netherlands: Neurobehavioral effects of exposure to pesticide active ingredients mixtures in Ugandan smallholder farmworkers
- Dr Cecilia Orellana, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden: Underreporting of non-fatal occupational injuries in Sweden: a population-based study using capture-recapture methodology
Friday, December 11, it is time for presentations and audience discussion: The Application of Standardized Tools to Evaluate Epidemiologic Studies for Risk Assessment: Promises and Pitfalls. The plenary speakers are Prof Roel Vermeulen (Utrecht University, the Netherlands), Prof Jonathan Sterne (University of Bristol, United Kingdom), Dr Kris Thayer (Environmental Protection Agency, USA), Dr Mary Schubauer-Berigan (International Agency for Research on Cancer, France), Dr David Savitz (Brown University, USA) and, as the moderator, Dr Laura Beane Freeman (National Cancer Institute, USA).