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Schedule of Pre-Conference Courses
All Pre-Conference Courses will be held on Sunday, October 15th. For pricing information, click here.

Workshop/Course Title 

Instructor & Affiliation 

Time


Introduction to APEX: Estimating Population-based
Air Pollutant Exposure, Dose, and Health Risk


Course Description


Stephen Graham

  Health and Environmental Impacts Division,
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

John Langstaff
  Health and Environmental Impact, Division
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Graham Glen
  ICF, Inc. 


8:00 am
to 12:00 pm

Introduction to BenMAP-CE: Estimating the Risks and Benefits of Reducing Air Pollution

Course Description

Zachary Pekar

  Health and Environmental Impacts Division,
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Elizabeth Chan
  Health and Environmental Impacts Division
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


1:00 pm
to 5:00 pm

Unraveling the NIH Grants Process

Course Description

Dan Shaughnessy
  NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and
  Training (NIEHS DERT)

George Tucker
  DERT, Chief of the Grants Management Branch
Alfonso Latoni 
  Chief of the Scientific Review Branch
Steve Dearwent 
  NIOSH/CDC


 8:00 am
to 12:00 pm

Using US EPA’s Chemical Safety for Sustainability’s Comptox Chemistry Dashboard and Tools for Bioactivity, Chemical and Toxicokinetic Modeling Analyses

Course Description

Barbara Wetmore
  Office of Research and Development,
  National Exposure Research Laboratory
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Antony J. Williams 
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Richard S. Judson
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
John F. Wambaugh 
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


 1:00 pm
to 5:00 pm

Assessing Exposure to Chemicals in Consumer Products for Alternatives Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, and High-throughput Risk Screening – The Product Intake Fraction Framework Theory and Practical Examples

Course Description

Peter Fantke
  Department of Management Engineering,
  Technical University of Denmark

Olivier Jolliet
  School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Lei Huang
  School of Public Health, University of Michigan

 
8:00 am
to 12:00 pm

Science Communication for Exposure Scientists: From Traditional Media to Social Media

Course Description

Virginia Guidry
  Office of Communications and Public Liaison,
  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Elizabeth Marder
  California EPA's Office of Environmental Health      HazardAssessment

 
1:00 pm
to 5:00 pm
 
Air Quality Monitors – Get out! Get active! Get data!

Course Description

Liam O’Fallon
  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Steven Chillrud
  Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia 
  University

Darby Jack
  Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University
Jonathon Thornburg
  RTI
Vasu Kilaru
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
David Balshaw
  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

 
8:00 am
to 5:00 pm