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NIOSH-ERC 2021 Special Webinar: Research Presentations & Center Updates (Fri, 12/3 @ 2-4pm ET)

You are invited to NJ/NJ ERC 2021 Special Webinar featuring research presentations from Pilot Projects grantees as well as an overview of ERC’s updates. 

Please save the date, and feel free to forward this info to anyone who may be interested. 

** This webinar welcomes all researchers, faculty, clinicians, and fellows/trainees from all institutes who are interested in occupational safety and health research. 

NIOSH Region II Education and Research Center (NY/NJ ERC) – 2021 Special Webinar for Research Projects & ERC Center Updates

Date/Time:  Friday, December 3rd, 2021 @ 2pm-4pm (Eastern Time)

Meeting Registration:

**Event flyer can be downloaded HERE.**

*Please register to receive Zoom info for the webinar. Registration link is also in the flyer.

Agenda at-a-glance:

Opening & Center Updates

2:00-2:10  Greetings & Pilot Grant Updates – Mathilda Chiu, ScD

2:10-2:20  ERC Center Updates – John Meyer, MD & Mitchel Rosen, PhD

Research Presentations (2:20-4:00)

  • Lauren Ghazal, PhD (New York University) – “Exploring Multilevel Factors Influencing Quality of Life in Working Young Adult Cancer Survivors”
  • Louis Fazen, MD and Paul Landsbergis, PhD (Yale University/SUNY Downstate) – “Evaluation of Relationship between Occupational Health and Organizational Structure” 
  • Sergio Caporali, PhD (University of Puerto Rico) – “Effects of Air Density on the Aerosol Transport Capacity in Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems”
  • Rabeea Khan, MD (Mount Sinai) – “Lead Exposure in Communication Workers in New York City”
  • Nimit Shah, MPH, PhD-candidate (Rutgers University) – “Barriers and Predictors of Physical Fitness Among Volunteer Firefighters”
  • Sahand Hajifar, MS, PhD-candidate (University at Buffalo) – “A Data-Driven Framework for Task Recognition via Wearable Sensors for Electric and Gas Workers”

Friday, December 3 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Virtual Event