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Workshop Abstracts

Name of Session

Session C 13

Environmental Concerns and Children’s Development

Description of Session

This session will provide an overview of why specific neurotoxins affect growth and development of children. The panel of experts will review the current medical evidence regarding lead and mercury as specific examples of neurotoxins, how they affect growth and development and the results of therapeutic approaches that have been critically evaluated.

Presenter(s) E-mail

Moderator: Robert J. Geller,: MD

Presenter 1:

Name: Robert J. Geller Degrees: MD
Title of Presentation: Communicating Health Effects to Parents—Applying Community Data to Individuals

Presenter 2:

Name: Bruce P. Lanphear, MD, MPH
Title of Presentation: Impact of Lead on Children: What Do We Know Now?
Agency/Organization Name: Cincinnati Children's Environmental Health Center