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Watch the two special EPICOH 2020 webinars


Watch the two special EPICOH 2020 webinars

Although Montreal's EPICOH 2020 has been postponed to 2021, the organizers sponsored two webinars. These two webinars took place on December 9 and 11, 2020, and are now available online.

Diesel Exhaust and Lung Cancer: A 20-Year Saga

Keynote lecture presented by EPICOH Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Dr Debra Silverman, US National Cancer Institute.

You will also find three presentations by young researchers whose abstracts were awarded:

  • Shiftwork, long work hours, and inflammation in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort
    Dr Raquel Velazquez-Kronen, NIOSH, US
  • Neurobehavioral effects of exposure to pesticide active ingredients mixtures in Ugandan smallholder farmworkers
    Dr Samuel Fuhrimann, Utrecht University, Netherlands
  • Underreporting of non-fatal occupational injuries in Sweden: a population-based study using capture-recapture methodology
    Dr Cecilia Orellana, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden 

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The Application of Standardized Tools to Evaluate Epidemiologic Studies for Risk Assessment: Promises and Pitfalls

Presentations and Panel Discussion: 

  • Prof. Roel Vermeulen (Utrecht University, Netherlands) 
  • Prof. Jonathan Sterne (University of Bristol, United Kingdom)
  • Dr Kris Thayer (Environmental Protection Agency, USA)
  • Dr Mary Schubauer-Berigan (International Agency for Research on Cancer, France)
  • Dr David Savitz (Brown University, USA)
  • Moderator: Dr Laura Beane Freeman (US National Cancer Institute)

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