Phthalates and Phenols in Fertility, Pregnancy, and Child Health

March 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs) program hosts a regularly scheduled webinar series. These webinars are educational presentations by environmental health experts that focus on current and emerging issues in pediatric and reproductive environmental health. These events are free of charge and continuing education (CE) credit is available, including CME and CNE.

The webinar titled Understanding the Role of Phthalates and Phenols in Fertility, Pregnancy, and Child Health: From Research to Prevention, is scheduled for March 21, 2018 @ 1:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM CST

Carmen Messerlian, PhD, MSc
Research Scientist, Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA

Learning Objectives:

  • Define endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and describe sources, routes, and timing of exposure.
  • Understand the toxicological and human literature on phthalates and phenols, two large chemical classes with widespread population exposure.
  • Describe how phthalates and phenols may impact reproductive, perinatal, or pediatric health.
  • Understand primary prevention strategies and methods to reduce exposure.

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