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Leslie Stayner, Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology

Inaugural Seminar: "Translating environmental epidemiology into prudent public policy: Caveats and minefields"

Inaugural Seminar


Leslie Stayner, Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology


Translating environmental epidemiology into prudent public policy: Caveats and minefields


March 3, 2017 from 13:30 hrs. (CET)


Building 1, Room 1.1.02, first floor, National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, DK-1353 Copenhagen K


On the occasion of Leslie Stayner’s appointment as Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology research at the Research unit of Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, the Faculty of Health Sciences hereby invites you to attend an inaugural seminar with the following program:


13.30-13.40  Introduction and welcome

Professor Philippe Grandjean, Head of Environmental Medicine, University of Southern Denmark


13.40-14.10 “Epidemiology and Environmental Health Policy: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Adjunct Professor Leslie Stayner, PhD, Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, IL, USA


14.10-14.40  “Anticipated and surprising impacts of recent IARC Monograph evaluations

Kurt Straif, PhD, Head, Section of IARC Monographs, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France


14.40-15.00: “Choosing your own biases when evaluating evidence for decision making

David Gee, (formerly) European Environment Agency; Brunel University, London, UK


15.00-15.20: “The uphill battle against endocrine disrupting exposures

Tina Kold Jensen, MD, PhD, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark


15.20-15.45: General discussion and closing remarks


 The Faculty of Health Sciences would like to invite all interested persons to attend the seminar and the subsequent reception held at the same address and room through to 16:30.


If you wish to participate, please register no later than February 28, 2017 by e-mail to Karin Cederberg, SDU Odense,, tel +45 6550 3768 


Best regards,


Ole Skøtt




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