From PBB to PFAS: Research and Action to Address Michigan’s Large Scale Chemical Contaminations
A Symposium to Facilitate Community-Researcher Collaborations, featuring Linda Birnbaum, PhD, DABT, ATS (Former Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)
February 20, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by: Community Engagement + Integrated Health Sciences Cores of M-LEEaD (Michigan Center on Lifestage Environmental Exposures and Disease)
Contact Information: Kristina Rice (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Cost: Free (but registration is required)
The PBB to PFAS Symposium will provide a unique venue for fostering collaboration between researchers and community members: * Keynote address by Dr. Linda Birnbaum (NIEHS); * Presentations by community residents and academic researchers working on PBB and PFAS health impacts; * Breakout groups focused on strategies for building effective community-academic collaborations; * Organized by UM's Center on Lifestage Environmental Exposures and Disease (M-LEEaD), Central Michigan University's Dept of History, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Emory University’s HERCULES Exposome Research Center * More speakers, details, and registration coming soon!