will discuss the latest occupational and environmental health research at the
University of Cincinnati (UC) Education
and Research Center’s
14th annual Pilot Research Project (PRP) Symposium Thursday, Oct. 10, and
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.
is free and open to public and will take place in the Auditorium, Room 103, of Procter
Hall at the College of Nursing on the University of Cincinnati medical campus.
Led by Amit
Bhattacharya, PhD, professor of environmental health, the Pilot Project Research Training Program is a part of the Education and Research Center in the UC
College of Medicine’s Department of Environmental Health and seeks to increase
the Tristate’s research capacity through collaboration with 12 universities and
aims to increase the research capacity of trainees and young investigators in
occupational health and safety and offers financial support to doctoral
students and junior faculty with promising research ideas. An additional aim is
to encourage those in related disciplines at collaborating universities
throughout the region to pursue occupational health and safety research.
conference, the previous year’s research award winners will present their
results and 2013-2014 award winners will display poster
presentations of their proposed work.
Sanderson, PhD, professor and chair of epidemiology in the College of Public
Health at the University of Kentucky and director of the Central Appalachian
Regional Education Research Center, will speak on the topic of "Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis–An
Ancient Disease That Is Still Among Us” during a keynote address at 1
p.m. Oct. 10.
Denise Smith, PhD, professor of health
and exercise sciences at Skidmore College, Saratoga
Springs, N.Y., and research scientist at the University of Illinois Fire
Service Institute, will give the keynote address at 8 a.m. Oct. 11 on "Sudden
Cardiac Events: Why Are Firefighters at Risk?”
Continuing education units are available. Please
register online by October 4 at:
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UC is one of only 18 NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center
programs in the United
States. The center includes multiple specialty
occupational safety and health program tracks with more than 50 students at the
graduate and occupational medicine residency levels.