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OEH Seminar: Improvements in surveillance and public health from California's Environmental Health Tracking Program
Thursday, January 23, 2014 08:00 am to 09:00 am
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Environmental and Occupational Health
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

​Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties

The California Environmental Health Tracking Program (CEHTP) is a program within the California Department of Public Health and is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program. CEHTP is part of a larger initiative to establish Environmental Public Health Tracking systems at the national and state levels. This presentation will describe how the CEHTP has supported public health efforts in California.

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.

Presenter: Dr. Paul English

Dr. Paul English is a environmental epidemiologist and branch scientific advisor for the Environmental Health Investigations Branch at the California Department of Public Health. Dr. English is the principal investigator of the California Environmental Health Tracking Program, which takes a community-based approach to develop surveillance and biomonitoring systems for environmental hazards, exposures, and environmentally related chronic disease. He has been dedicated to responding to community needs and concerns regarding environmentally related disease by integrating environmental epidemiology, health education, community participation, geographic information systems and spatial methodologies, and health policy.

Dr. English has more than 15 years of experience working in environmental public health and was a World Health Organization advisor contributing to a systematic review of health indicators of climate change. He received both his master's and doctorate degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.


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