2018 Shale & Public Health Conference

Filed in Conference by on July 10, 2018

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The sixth annual Shale & Public Health conference will be held
Wednesday November 14, 2018 
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (registration/sign-in at 8:30)

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. 


Conference itself is free – $14 for buffet lunch

The conference is presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh’s University Club.

Featuring new research and practical applications:

  • Nicole Deziel, PhD, of Yale presenting a study on shale gas activity and sexually transmitted infections in Ohio
  • Elaine Hill, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center: Shale Gas Development, Pediatric Asthma and other Infant Health Issues
  • Nathaniel Warner, PhD, Penn State University: Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Spreading Oil and Gas Wastewater on Roads
  • Shaina Stacy, PhD, & James Fabisiak, University of Pittsburgh: Research on Shale and Childhood Cancer in Pennsylvania
  • Guilia Carlini, LL M, Center for International Environmental Law, Geneva: Public Health Impacts across the Plastics Lifecycle
  • Ned Ketyer, MD, FAAP & Jessa Chabeau, MSW: Improving Healthcare System Responsiveness to Patient Concerns about Shale Gas Development
  • and more…
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