Scientists will discuss the latest occupational and environmental health research at the University of Cincinnati Education and Research Center's tenth annual Pilot Research Project Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 1, and Friday, Oct. 2. The symposium is free and open to the public.
During the conference, the previous year’s research award winners will present their results and 2009–2010 winners will display poster presentations of their proposed work.
John Dement, PhD, professor in the division of occupational and environmental medicine at Duke University Medical Center, will give a keynote address on COPD in workers at U.S. Department of Energy sites during a keynote address on Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. Ronald Shaffer, PhD, research branch chief of the National Personal Protective Technology Lab at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, will give the keynote address Oct. 2 at 8 a.m. on respiratory protection against emerging hazards of nanotechnology and the H1N1 flu virus.
Continuing education units are available. To register, contact Marianne Kautz at email@example.com by September 25, 2009. For more information, contact Cyndy Cox at (513) 558-5710or firstname.lastname@example.org. The event takes place Thursday, Oct. 1, from 1 to 5 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 2, from 8 a.m. to noon.