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What’s New at PEHSU

The PEHSU program has been working to produce a 10-part series of mini-courses focused on Reproductive Health. Three of the 10 mini-courses, carbon monoxide, pesticide residues, and methylmercury exposure, are now available on the PEHSU National Classroom. All completed courses and upcoming courses will be available in the PEHSU National Classroom and offer Continuing Education (CE) credits at no cost. The next module to be released will be on lead - stay tuned for more information!

If you missed December’s PEHSU webinar, Lead poisoning and impact on school readiness - How to overcome the toxic effects, it was presented by ACMT member, Jennifer Lowry, MD from PEHSU Region 7. It is now available on the PEHSU National Classroom and offers free CE along with many other web-on-demand activities. As part of the PEHSU Webinar Series, ACMT has various webinars planned for 2019. Paul Wax, MD and Ziad Kazzi, MD will discuss mercury on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 1pm ET. Julie Fox, PhD, MHS, Air Quality Epidemiologist of the Washington State Department of Health in PEHSU Region 10 will discuss wildfire smoke on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1pm ET. Stay tuned for information!

The PEHSU Program will be presenting three abstracts at ASM 2019 on PFAS, the Prenatal Assessment of Environmental Risk tool, and the PEHSU National Classroom. Come visit us during the Day 3 Poster Session on Sunday, April 14, 2019!

We are currently planning our 5th Annual PEHSU Meeting, which will be held in Washington, DC on June 3-5, 2019. There will be three scientific sessions available with continuing education credits on reproductive and pediatric health, air quality, and public health messaging.