OMEGA-NET Webinars (First Session)

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DATE: 16 March 2021 — 16.00 h
VENUE: Online
SPEAKERS: Dr Mònica Ubalde López, Prof Francesca Larese Filon & Dr Alberto Modenese



Hidden treasures in European birth cohorts: parents working life, health and well-being course — Employment in the Young including Young Employment Mothers (Task 3.3)


Dr Mònica Ubalde López, PhD, Urban Planning, Environment and Health, Climate & Health, Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain.

Biologist by training and a Public Health epidemiologist, with broad expertise in Occupational Epidemiology. She has expertise in assessing the impact of chronic conditions and multimorbidity on target occupational outcomes, and how working life trajectories impact the course of health from a life course perspective. She currently develops her research work at the Urban Planning, Environment and Health Initiative, within the Air pollution and Urban Environment Programme at ISGlobal. She coordinates studies within national and international projects (e.g. Climate Shelters-UIA, proGIreg-H2020, ATHLETE-H2020) to evaluate impacts on health and wellbeing, environmental and personal exposures, use of public space and social cohesion of nature-based solutions, and urban planning interventions in public spaces, with a specific focus on school environments and children. She is also involved in studies that include health impact assessment, citizen science, and knowledge translation.

Incidence of occupational contact dermatitis and research needs — Occupational Skin Diseases (Task 3.4)


Prof Francesca Larese Filon, PhD, Dept. of Medicine, Surgery and Health Sciences, University Degli Studi di Trieste, Italy.

Full professor of Occupational Medicine, coordinator of the Interuniversity Degree Course in Prevention Techniques in the Environment and Workplaces, and director of the Postgraduate School of Occupational Medicine. She teaches Occupational Medicine in the Specialized Degree Course in Psychology, in the Degree Course in Obstetrics and Physiotherapy; Toxicology and Occupational Diseases and Work Related to the Interuniversity Degree Course in Prevention Techniques Toxicology and Professional Allergology in the School of Specialization in Occupational Medicine Nanotoxicology in the PhD in Nanotechnology. She has a particular interest in Occupational and environmental allergy; Toxicology and skin absorption (of chemicals, metals, and nanoparticles); Occupational and environmental dermatology; Work-related stress. She manages the DataBase of the Triveneto Research Group on Contact Dermatitis in collaboration with the University of Padua

Prevention of solar radiation risk and occupational skin cancers in outdoor workers — Occupational Skin Diseases (Task 3.4)


Dr Alberto Modenese, MD, PhD, Occupational Medicine, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy.

Alberto Modenese is an occupational physician, Post-Doc Researcher at the Chair of Occupational Medicine of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Modena, Italy). He is currently the Secretary of the Scientific Committee “Radiation and Work” of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH). His main area of research is the studying of preventive measures, exposure evaluation methods, and health effects related to Non-Ionizing Radiation (NIR) exposure, and other occupational risk factors, in workers.

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