NIEHS CEHS SYMPOSIUM ON AIR POLLUTION
APRIL 29, 2004, AT THE UC DAVIS MEDICAL CENTER IN SACRAMENTO
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Thomas Cahill who is an expert on long range transport of aerosols and their radiative effects in the atmosphere. His work also includes the health effects of very fine particles, including aerosols from the World Trade Center, and aerosol impacts on Lake Tahoe. Other participants include the American Lung Association; and from the California Air Resources Board: Scott Fruin will speak on his research pertaining to kids' exposures to particulates (diesel) and school buses and Peggy Jenkins will speak on a portable classroom exposure study; Dr. John Peters from the University of Southern California Children's Lung Study; Tony Wexler, an expert on airborne particles and UCD Professor of the Departments of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Land, Air and Water Resources; Kent Pinkerton, Director of the Center for Health and the Environment at UC Davis who is an expert on molecular images of the lung; Dr. Charles Plopper, the UCD professor who made the recent scientific discovery that ozone pollution permanently changes the lungs of children under the age of 12; Marc Schenker, M.D., M.P.H., one of the country's leading epidemiologists in the areas of mesothelioma and asbestos poisoning; and Professor Fumio Matsumura who is launching a new study into the health effects of very small air pollution particles on women's cardiovascular health. For more information on this symposium, please contact email@example.com.