Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): Health Provider Series: Session 3
January 18, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC+0
1/18/23 – Exposure Pathways and Potential Health Effects
Learn how PFAS gets into our water, food, and consumer products, as well as findings from the NASEM report on potential health effects based on an extensive review of the literature.
About the Speaker
Erin Bell, PhD | University of Albany
Dr. Erin Bell is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Department of Environmental Health in the School of Public Health of the University at Albany. Her research studies focus on environmental exposures as they relate to reproductive, immune, and cancer outcomes. Dr. Bell is currently the co-principal investigator of two cohort studies: the Upstate KIDS study, which follows over 6,000 children to identify potential risk factors for developmental health effects and the Health Study of New York State Communities Exposed to PFAS Contaminated Drinking Water, funded by ATSDR as one of seven sites participating in the Multi-Site PFAS Health Study. She has served on several National Academies committees, including the Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides: Seventh, Eighth, and Tenth Biennial Updates. She was a co-author for the recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) report, Guidance on PFAS Exposure, Testing, and Clinical Follow-up (2022) https://www.nationalacademies.org/our-work/guidance-on-pfas-testing-and-health-outcomes
ACCREDITATION AND CONTACT HOURS
Each participant will earn one CE for attending each session. There is no cost for participating in any of the sessions.
Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.