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Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch Distinguished Lecture Series

The OEEB Distinguished Lecturer Series in Occupational and Environmental Cancer brings prominent scientists to DCEG to discuss research on occupational and environmental causes of cancer. The objectives of the series are to expand contacts between DCEG investigators and outside experts, provide an opportunity for junior staff to meet with distinguished scientists, and highlight research opportunities in occupational and environmental cancer.

Selected Previous Distinguished Lecturers:

2023: Elizabeth A. Ward, Chair of the World Trade Center Health Program Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee

2018: Kurt Straif, MD, MPH, PhD, Head of the Evidence Synthesis and Classification Section at the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Lecture: The role of occupational cancer epidemiology in cancer hazard identification and risk characterization

2018 OEEB Distinguished Lecture

2013: Kyle Steenland, Ph.D., Departments of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Lecture: PFOA Is in All of Us – Does it Cause Cancer?

2011: David A. Savitz, Ph.D., Departments of Epidemiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University
Lecture: From Power Lines to Cell Phones: 25 Years of Epidemiologic Evidence on Non-Ionizing Radiation and Cancer.

2010: David Christiani, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics, Department of Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard University
Lecture: Somatic Tissue Analysis in the Molecular Epidemiology of Lung Cancer