NIOSH activities at the annual conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS 2019)

May 16, 2019
NIOSH Update:

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ATS 2019external icon is a conference for respiratory medicine practitioners, scientists, clinical researchers, and related health care professionals. The American Thoracic Society improves global health by advancing research, patient care, and public health in pulmonary disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders.

NIOSH Respiratory Health Division (RHD) researchers will present the following work throughout the conference held May 17-21 in Dallas, Texas:

 

Sunday May 19, 2019: 11:15 AM -1:00 PM

Thematic Poster Session

Medical Benefits Paid by the Federal Black Lung Benefits Program: U.S. Medicare Beneficiaries, 1999-2016

Location: Area H (Hall F, Level 2), KBHCCD

Presenter:  Laura Kurth

Session: PULMONARY HEALTH EFFECTS CAUSED BY OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES

 

Sunday May 19, 2019 9:15 AM – 11:15 AM

RAPiD: Rapid Abstract Poster Discussion Session

The Association of Exacerbation of Current Asthma with Work Tasks in a Sample of Healthcare Workers

Location: Trinity Ballroom 5-7 (Level 3), Omni Dallas Downtown

Presenter:  Paul Henneberger

Session: ENVIRONMENTAL MODIFIERS OF LUNG DISEASE

 

Sunday May 19, 201911:15 AM – 1:00 PM

Thematic Poster Session

Risk Factors for Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Infections Among Elementary School Teachers

Location: Area H (Hall F, Level 2), KBHCCD

Presenter:  Jen Cox-Ganser

Session: PULMONARY HEALTH EFFECTS CAUSED BY OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES

 

Sunday May 19, 2019 2:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Poster Discussion Session:

Respiratory Health of Emergency Workers Following a Large Warehouse Fire

Location: Trinity Ballroom 5-7 (Level 3), Omni Dallas Downtown

Presenter: Ethan Fechter-Leggett

Session: WILDFIRE, BIOMASS, AND WORLD TRADE CENTER EXPOSURES

 

Sunday May 19, 2019 2:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Poster Discussion Session

Respiratory Health Evaluation of Firefighters with Persistent Symptoms Four Months Following a Chemical Fire Response, 2018

Location: Trinity Ballroom 5-7 (Level 3), Omni Dallas Downtown

Presenter: Reid Harvey

Session: WILDFIRE, BIOMASS, AND WORLD TRADE CENTER EXPOSURES

 

Monday May 20, 9:15 AM -11:15 AM

RAPiD: Rapid Abstract Poster Discussion Session

Pneumoconiosis Mortality: Progress Towards Healthy People 2020 Goal

Location: Trinity Ballroom 5-7 (level 3), Omni Dallas Downtown

PresenterJessica Bell

Session: OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES INCLUDING DEPLOYMENT RELATED, MINING and AGRICULTURE

 

Monday May 20, 12:15 PM -1:15 PM

Outside Organization Session

UPDATE ON CLASSIFICATION OF CHEST RADIOGRAPHS AND THE B READER PROGRAM

Location: Ballroom D One (Level 3), KBHCCD

PresentersBob Cohen, David Weissman, Cara Halldin, Scott Laney

 

Tuesday May 21, 2019 11:00 AM- 11:15 AM

Mini Symposium (10-minute oral presentation)

Prevalence of r-Type Opacities on Chest Radiographs of Appalachian Underground Coal Miners, 1980-2018

Location: Room D167/D174 (Level 1), KBHCCD

Presenter:  Noemi Hall

Session: OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES OF THE 21ST CENTURY

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