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EPA/NIEHS Children's Centers 2014 Webinar Series

Join us for the monthly webinar series presenting the latest research findings in children’s environmental health from the EPA/NIEHS Children’s Centers.


September 10, 2014
Home Sweet Home: Love it or List it! Surveying the Risk to Children’s Health Associated with Indoor Environmental Exposures
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Gregory Diette
The Role of the Home Indoor Environment in Asthma
Gregory Diette
The Johns Hopkins University

Flash Video (19:04, 62.5 MB)
Podcast (19:04, 182 MB)
Windows Media Player (19:04, 254 MB)

 

Andrew H. Liu
Everyday Exposures to Bacterial Endotoxins and Asthma in Children
Andrew H. Liu
National Jewish Health

Flash Video (17:06, 66.6 MB)
Podcast (17:06, 200 MB)
Windows Media Player (17:06, 73.3 MB)

Edward D. Levin
Predicting, Preventing and Treating Developmental Toxic Risks from Environmental Exposures Using Animal Models of Neurobehavioral Function
Edward D. Levin
Duke University

Flash Video (15:45, 40.7 MB)
Podcast (15:45, 130 MB)
Windows Media Player (15:45, 46.6 MB)

 

Jennifer Lowry
Returning to the House Call
Jennifer Lowry
Children’s Mercy

Flash Video (21:46, 83.9 MB)
Podcast (21:46, 294 MB)
Windows Media Player (21:46, 93.3 MB)

Questions & Answers
Questions and Answers

Flash Video (14:14, 59.7 MB)
Podcast (14:14, 218 MB)
Windows Media Player (14:14, 71.8 MB)

   

August 13, 2014
Environmental Exposures and Neurodevelopmental Health Outcomes
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Judy Van de Water
The Environment and the Immune System in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Judy Van de Water
University of California, Davis

Flash Video (26:34, 79.2 MB)
Podcast (26:34, 258 MB)
Windows Media Player (26:34, 340 MB)

 

Susan K. Murphy
Epigenetic Links Between Secondhand Smoke Exposure and ADHD
Susan K. Murphy
Duke University

Flash Video (25:08, 80.2 MB)
Podcast (25:08, 271 MB)
Windows Media Player (25:08, 344 MB)

Questions & Answers
Questions and Answers

Flash Video (25:49, 107 MB)
Podcast (25:49, 361 MB)
Windows Media Player (25:49, 386 MB)

   

July 9, 2014
Unequal and Unhealthy: How Co-Exposures to Psychosocial and Physical Environmental Stressors Interact to Cause Health Disparities
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Gail Christopher
Place Matters as a Social Determinant of Health
Gail Christopher
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Flash Video (17:30, 88.3 MB)
Podcast (17:30, 40.2 MB)
Windows Media Player (17:30, 240 MB)

 

Rosalind J. Wright
Psychological Stress & Chronic Disease Programming
Rosalind J. Wright
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Flash Video (19:35, 84.4 MB)
Podcast (19:35, 33.1 MB)
Windows Media Player (19:35, 238 MB)

Brenda M. Reyes
Health Departments and the Environmental Protection Agency - A Synergistic Approach to Addressing Social Disparities of Health in the Community
Brenda M. Reyes
Houston Department of Health and Human Services

Flash Video (17:22, 100 MB)
Podcast (17:22, 43.2 MB)
Windows Media Player (17:22, 257 MB)

 

Questions & Answers
Questions and Answers

Flash Video (28:24, 165 MB)
Podcast (28:24, 95.6 MB)
Windows Media Player (28:24, 425 MB)


June 11, 2014
Is Our Food Safe from Chemical Exposures?
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Brenda Eskenazi
Pesticides and Children: State-of-the-Science of Exposure Assessment and Health Effects
Brenda Eskenazi
University of California, Berkeley

Flash Video (16:08, 80.7 MB)
Podcast (16:08, 37.2 MB)
Windows Media Player (16:08, 228 MB)

 

Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá
BPA and Children's Health: Updates on Food Packaging Exposure and Health Effects
Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá
University of California, Berkeley

Flash Video (16:42, 75.7 MB)
Podcast (16:42, 27.6 MB)
Windows Media Player (16:42, 221 MB)

Kathryn Cottingham
Arsenic in Food and Water: Exposure Assessment and Children’s Health Effects Research
Kathryn Cottingham
Dartmouth College

Flash Video (18:19, 84.3 MB)
Podcast (18:19, 35 MB)
Windows Media Player (18:19, 245 MB)

 

Michael Crupain and Urvashi Rangan
Improving Food Safety Through Strategic Science, Communication, and Advocacy
Michael Crupain and Urvashi Rangan
Consumer Reports Safety and Sustainability

Flash Video (18:29, 80.3 MB)
Podcast (18:29, 71.6 MB)
Windows Media Player (18:29, 225 MB)

Questions & Answers
Questions and Answers

Flash Video (23:46, 122 MB)
Podcast (23:46, 76 MB)
Windows Media Player (23:46, 355 MB)

   

May 14, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Richard Fenske
Passive Air-Sampling Methods with Community-Based Participatory Research in Yakima Valley, Washington
Richard Fenske
University of Washington

Flash Video (25:23, 147 MB)
Podcast (25:23, 203 MB)
Windows Media Player (25:23, 368 MB)

 

Robert McConnell
Near-Roadway Air Pollution, Obesity and Metabolic Consequences
Robert McConnell
University of Southern California

Flash Video (18:41, 106 MB)
Podcast (18:41, 52 MB)
Windows Media Player (18:41, 91.9 MB)

Katharine Hammond and Elizabeth Noth
Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Children's Health in California's San Joaquin Valley
Katharine Hammond and Elizabeth Noth
University of California, Berkeley

Flash Video (21:21, 111 MB)
Podcast (21:21, 114 MB)
Windows Media Player (21:21, 79.2 MB)

 

Questions & Answers
Questions and Answers

Flash Video (30:11, 172 MB)
Podcast (30:11, 99.3 MB)
Windows Media Player (30:11, 139 MB)


April 9, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Kari Nadeau
Epigenetics, Air Pollution, and T cell Immunity in Children
Kari Nadeau
Stanford University

Flash Video (17:12, 78.2 MB)
Podcast (17:12, 29.8 MB)
Windows Media Player (17:12, 241 MB)

 

Rachel Miller
Environmental Influences on the Epigenome
Rachel Miller
Columbia University

Flash Video (17:27, 84.7 MB)
Podcast (17:27, 28.9 MB)
Windows Media Player (17:27, 230 MB)

Carmen marsit
Variation in Cord Blood DNA Methylation with Low-Level Arsenic Exposure
Carmen J. Marsit
Dartmouth College

Flash Video (9:38, 47.4 MB)
Podcast (9:38, 39.8 MB)
Windows Media Player (9:38, 144 MB)

 

Maida yang
Asthma: An Epidemic Caused by Epigenetics?
Ivana Yang
University of Colorado

Flash Video (17:54, 83.1 MB)
Podcast (17:54, 33.6 MB)
Windows Media Player (17:54, 243 MB)

Questions & Answers
Questions and Answers

Flash Video (10:25, 59.6 MB)
Podcast (10:25, 21.6 MB)
Windows Media Player (10:25, 155 MB)

   

March 12, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Susan L. Schantz
The Importance of Preventing Harmful Environmental Exposures Before Birth
Susan L. Schantz
University of Illinois

Flash Video (27:40, 153 MB)
Podcast (27:40, 88.6 MB)
Windows Media Player (27:40, 135 MB)

 

Frederica Perera
Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution and Health and Neurodevelopment in a New York City Cohort
Frederica Perera
Columbia University

Flash Video (16:58, 87.7 MB)
Podcast (16:58, 37.2 MB)
Windows Media Player (16:58, 72.1 MB)

Tracey J. Woodruff
How the Antibacterial Triclosan Impairs Muscle Function: Is it Relevant to Human and Environmental Health?
Tracey J. Woodruff
University of California, Berkeley

Flash Video (14:25, 75.4 MB)
Podcast (14:25, 30.3 MB)
Windows Media Player (14:25, 53 MB)

 

Martha Sandy
Preventing Harmful Exposures before and during Pregnancy: CHPAC’s Suggestions for Getting the Message Out
Martha Sandy
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA)

Flash Video (13:39, 66.6 MB)
Podcast (13:39, 23.8 MB)
Windows Media Player (13:39, 51.9 MB)

Susan Buchanan
Prevention in the Exam Room
Susan Buchanan
University of Illinois

Flash Video (12:40, 59.8 MB)
Podcast (12:40, 52.3 MB)
Windows Media Player (12:40, 164 MB)

   

February 12, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Kim Harley
Health Effects of Chemicals in Consumer Products: Flame Retardants
Kim Harley
University of California, Berkeley

Flash Video (16:40, 75.5 MB)
Podcast (16:40, 31.7 MB)
Windows Media Player (16:40, 220 MB)

 

Antonia Calafat
Chemicals in Consumer Products: Trends in Exposure and New Chemicals of Interest
Antonia Calafat
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Flash Video (19:50, 112 MB)
Podcast (19:50, 43.5 MB)
Windows Media Player (19:50, 296 MB)

Isaac Pessah
How the Antibacterial Triclosan Impairs Muscle Function: Is it Relevant to Human and Environmental Health?
Isaac Pessah
University of California, Berkeley

Flash Video (19:22, 91.3 MB)
Podcast (19:22, 32.7 MB)
Windows Media Player (19:22, 289 MB)

 

Maida Galvez
Chemicals in Consumer Products: An Overview of Clinical Questions to the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU)
Maida Galvez
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Flash Video (15:00, 61.3 MB)
Podcast (15:00, 25.9 MB)
Windows Media Player (15:00, 181 MB)

Questions & Answers
Questions and Answers

Flash Video (17:54, 101 MB)
Podcast (17:54, 33.3 MB)
Windows Media Player (17:54, 267 MB)

   

January 8, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Catherine Metayer
Paternal and Maternal Tobacco Smoking and the Risk of Leukemia in the Offspring
Catherine Metayer
University of California, Berkeley

Flash Video (22:08, 121 MB)
Podcast (22:08, 47.6 MB)
Windows Media Player (22:08, 329 MB)

 

Stephen M. Rappaport
Using Newborn Dried Blood Spots to Estimate In Utero Exposures to Chemicals
Stephen M. Rappaport
University of California, Berkeley

Flash Video (31:31, 170 MB)
Podcast (31:31, 70.8 MB)
Windows Media Player (31:31, 463 MB)

Questions & Answers
Questions and Answers

Flash Video (21:14, 116 MB)
Podcast (21:14, 34.5 MB)
Windows Media Player (21:14, 317 MB)

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