Let’s Talk About PFAS: Taking Action to Protect Your Health
March 11, 2021
Join scientists from STEEP for a virtual conversation on the human health effects of PFAS contaminants in drinking water. Hear from biomedical experts on the state of the science, including the effects PFAS on the immune system, childhood vaccinations, and susceptibility to COVID-19. STEEP scientists will also discuss exposures to PFAS during pregnancy and through breastfeeding, and what people can do to reduce their risk.
WHAT: “Let’s Talk About PFAS: Taking Action to Protect Your Health” – webinar on the health of effects of PFAS in drinking water. Organized by the STEEP Superfund Research Program Center and hosted by the Town of Barnstable. Speaker presentations followed by Q&A with the public.
- Dr. Philippe Grandjean (STEEP Center Co-lead) Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health
- Dr. Carmen Messerlian, Assistant Professor of Environmental Reproductive, Perinatal, and Pediatric Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology
WHEN: Thursday, March 11, 2021 – 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. (eastern)
WHERE: Virtual. Register here to receive the event link.