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Title: Cumulative Risk Assessment (CRA) 2013 Webinar Series
Date: May 22, 2013
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Webinar
Purpose:

Join us for the monthly webinar series presenting the latest research findings in cumulative risk assessment and impacts.

EPA’s Risk Assessment Forum Cumulative Risk Assessment (CRA) Technical Panel is currently developing guidelines on CRA and NCER is funding extramural research to advance the science further and introduce additional strategies for examining combinations of chemical, physical and biological stressors while factoring in population vulnerabilities.

Invited speakers will present on a wide range of cumulative risk topics to inform participants about the development of the Agency’s CRA Guidelines.

The CRA Webinar Series will be presented monthly to run through December 2013. The CRA Webinar Series is open to the public to stimulate wider discourse on cumulative risk themes generally.

The May Webinar will feature:

Speakers:
Dr. Glenn Suter
Dr. Glenn Suter
Science Advisor
National Center for Environmental Assessment
Office of Research and Development

Glenn W. Suter II is Science Advisor in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Center for Environmental Assessment-Cincinnati and Chairman of the Risk Assessment Forum’s Ecological Oversight Committee. He has a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of California, Davis, and 35 years of professional experience. He is the principal author of three texts in the field of ecological risk assessment, editor of three other books and author of more than two hundred other publications. He is Associate Editor for Ecological Risk of Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, and Assistant Editor for Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. [Read More]

Institutions: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Presentation: Why and How to Integrate Your Assessment
What will you learn?
  1. Why health and environmental assessments need to be more integrated?
  2. What are the ways in which assessments may be integrated?
  3. How to decide on the type of integration?
Contact: Devon Payne-Sturges (payne-sturges.devon@epa.gov); phone: 703-347-8055
Additional info: Webinar Overview

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