Children's Environmental Health

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Education and Training

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     The Center is involved in ongoing development of web-based case studies pertaining to children's environmental exposures and health issues for health care providers. For those wishing to obtain CME credit, one and one-half hours credit is available upon completion of each case study.

Methyl Parathion Case Study

Lead Exposure Case Study

The Center offers a monthly lecture series for pediatric residents and attending physicians at Cook County Hospital on pediatric environmental health. Topics include taking an environmental health history, the toxic effects of mercury exposure, environmental triggers of asthma, and GIS mapping of lead cases in the city of Chicago among others. The lectures are presented at Cook County Children's Hospital, usually the third Thursday of each month. If you are interested in attending, please call 312-633-5310 to confirm the date and time and the topic of the month.

Our faculty is also involved in presenting Grand Rounds and providing continuing education programs pertaining to pediatric environmental health at hospitals and health care facilities throughout our region. Health care providers interested in scheduling a presentation on a specific children's environmental health issue for your group are invited to call us at 312-633-5310. WELCOME!