PHO Talks – “The Future of Environmental Stewardship”
22 May 2019
In 2017, Public Health Ontario (PHO) launched PHO Talks, a new speaker series featuring some of the brightest minds at PHO. Speakers shared ideas that aimed to drive innovation in public health. Building on that success, PHO has filmed several new videos covering a wide range of topics.
In her PHO Talk, “The Future of Environmental Stewardship,” Dr. Elaina MacIntyre, epidemiologist specialist from our Environmental and Occupational Health department, encourages others to consider the interconnectedness of our ecosystems and how they support each other, making it possible for us to thrive. Empirical evidence shows our health is linked to the health of our ecosystems. This evidence, along with the environmental challenges that our world is currently facing, has renewed interest in environmental stewardship and in restoring balance between us and our natural world.
Elaina draws on her personal stories, expertise and passion to inspire others to incorporate environmental stewardship into their day-to-day lives. Watch a recording of her talk below and stay tuned for more videos from our PHO Talks series.
OEH seminar: Prostate cancer and metal exposures in the Atlantic PATH cohort
This presentation reviews the evidence for prostate cancer and occupational associations, with a focus on metal exposures. It also presents the initial findings from the Atlantic Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health (PATH) cohort using analysis of toenail samples for metals and the association with prostate cancer.