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Research Work Group – November Call
November 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, our November Work Group meeting will be held on November 19th at 3pm ET (we are holding it on the 3rd Thursday instead of 4th).
Dr. Abby Mutic, Nurse Researcher in Environmental Health and Nurse Midwife with the Southeastern Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, will be our speaker.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
3 pm ET/2 pm CT/1 pm MT/12 noon PT
Meeting URL: anymeeting.com/anhe1
Optional Dial-In Number: 863-208-0120
Attendee PIN: 306 1788#
Quick dial (mobile): 863-208-0120, 306 1788#
Title: PBDE Exposure, Thyroid Disruption, and Antenatal Depression in African American Women
Dr. Abby Mutic is an Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Nursing and a Certified Nurse Midwife with expertise in occupational and environmental exposures among vulnerable populations. Her research focuses on community exposure assessment with specific interest in endocrine disrupting chemicals and health outcomes among women and children. She is the Director of the Region 4 Southeast Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit. Her outreach work engages communities in research to identify and reduce environmental exposures and in raising awareness of environmental injustices. She also practices as a Nurse Midwife at Grady Health System providing pregnancy and family planning services to at-risk adolescents and childbearing women.
We are not holding a meeting for December and will resume our meeting on Jan 21st at 3 pm (4th Thursday)