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Thomas M Burbacher
ENV H 580
Seattle Campus

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Seminar

Presentation of current environmental and occupational health research and issues. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

This seminar highlights the rich diversity of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) and is an opportunity to hear from local, national, and internationally known scientists, practitioners, and policymakers on issues of current scientific importance. DEOHS students, staff, and faculty; practicing professionals in the environmental and occupational health fields; and the public are welcome to attend.

Student learning goals

Discuss a range of occupational and environmental issues and their effects on practice and policy implementation.

Discuss the basic approaches to assessing and controlling environmental and occupational hazards.

Describe the roles played by statutes, stakeholders, and institutions in occupational and environmental health.

Compare and contrast the skills, language, and models for professional presentations.

General method of instruction

Lecture and Q&A

Recommended preparation


Class assignments and grading

Students are expected to reflect on the implications of the presentations for their research and practice goals by completing a Canvas-based survey for at least 8 seminars during the quarter.

survey responses

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Sarah Kathleen Fish
Date: 09/26/2013