Thomas M Burbacher
ENV H 580
Presentation of current environmental and occupational health research and issues. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
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
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.