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OEH Seminar: The Canadian Health Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study
Friday, February 19, 2016 12:30 pm to 01:30 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Environmental and Occupational Health
City: Toronto
Type: Seminar
Format: In Person; Webinar

​The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) study is a national multi-center birth cohort study initiated to study the role of the environment on the development of asthma and allergy.  We will review the data collected in CHILD and present an update of novel findings from this unique Canadian cohort.

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. Padmaja Subbarao

Padmaja Subbarao is a clinician-scientist and respirologist at the Hospital for Sick Children.  She is Co-Director of the CHILD study and Site Leader in Toronto. She is appointed in the Department of Physiology and in the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation.  Her interests are in infant lung function growth and development in health and disease.  Her clinical research interests are in the use of novel lung function tests in the diagnosis, phenotyping and management of preschool wheeze. 

The Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The series is also approved by Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI), and by the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (CRBOH) for Registration Maintenance (RM) points. For more information, please contact Elaina MacIntyre (


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