25 October 2013

Interested in Environmental Health? Register for the Tenth "One Medicine" Symposium!

Date: December 12, 2013
Place: Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, Durham, North Carolina

Pesticides from All Sides: A One Medicine Approach to Pesticides
A conference for physicians, nurses, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, public health professionals, environmental health specialists, agriculture professionals, wildlife professionals, and federal, military, state and local government partners.

This year, the Tenth One Medicine Symposium program will focus on the history, regulation, current uses, and impact of pesticides related to human, animal, and environmental health. The program is designed to encourage human, animal, and environmental health professionals to come together to improve awareness and understanding of the topics from a One Medicine perspective and to foster objective, intellectual discussion across disciplines. 

Conference Objectives
  • Describe the history, regulation, and current status of pesticide use as it relates to people, animals, agriculture, and the environment.
  • Describe the intended and unintended effects of pesticides on humans, animals, and the environment.
  • Discuss how the “One Medicine” concept of close cooperation between the human, animal, and environmental health disciplines relates to the uses and effects of pesticides.

For more information including registration details, visit www.onemedicinenc.org or call 919.515.2261.

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