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Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS): Health Provider Series: Session 5

March 15, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC+0

3/15/23 – Exposure Reduction Strategies: A Focus on EJ Communities

Overview

Discuss the challenges of and solutions for reducing PFAS contamination in environmental justice communities.

About the Speaker

Pam Miller | Founder and Executive Director, Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT)

Pamela K. Miller is founder and Executive Director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT). ACAT is an environmental health and justice research, policy, and advocacy organization. She brings more than 30 years of research, education, and advocacy experience to her present work. She serves as Principal Investigator for community-based participatory research projects funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Pamela received a Meritorious Service Award from the University of Alaska and Alaska Conservation Foundation’s Olaus Murie Award in recognition of her “long-term outstanding professional contributions to the conservation movement in Alaska.” Prior to coming to Alaska, she served as Ocean Issues Technical Coordinator for the Washington Department of Ecology and Director of a marine science education center at Nisqually Reach in southern Puget Sound. She received the Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in Washington State. She served as a community liaison 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.

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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.

Details

Date:
March 15, 2023
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC+0
Website:
https://www1.villanova.edu/university/nursing/macche/pfas-series.html