Today is Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Department of Environmental Health

Education and Research Center (ERC)

  • 2016 Annual Student Research Findings Symposium

    The Annual Students Research Findings Symposium was held on November 29th, 2016.
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  • ERC Students Tour Toxic Sites in Detroit

    On October 29, Mike Benjamin, Shakti Latha, and Worrawit Nakpan attended a Toxic Tour of Detroit sponsored by the University of Michigan ERC.
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  • 17th Annual PRP Symposium

    The annual PRP symposium was held on October 13-14 in the University of Cincinnati’s Proctor Hall, Nursing College. The first talk about Total Worker Health® was given by Dr. Anita Schill from NIOSH. This comprehensive approach to worker health seemed to resonate with attendees, but many challenges still need to be overcome as the program develops. Many people, including myself, went in with the common misunderstanding that it is a wellness program, but we all came away with a better understanding of its comprehensive nature by the end of Dr. Schill’s presentation.
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  • Field Course Work by ERC Students

    The 1st year industrial hygiene students and an occupational nursing student visited Formica on 9/19/16 as part of the “Identification of Workplace Hazards” class led by Dr. Andy Maier. Students toured the facility with plant EH&S professionals to learn about laminate surface coating processes and health and safety information/issues, including ventilation controls, PPE, and potential exposures. A student and faculty member from the the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology also joined the UC students on the tour. Students have several additional site visits scheduled this semester to various industries in the Cincinnati area.
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  • ERC Visit to Industrial Indiana Field Trip

    Seven students and one faculty member went on a two-day field trip to Industrial Indiana. Student participants were from University of Cincinnati’s (UC) industrial hygiene and occupational medicine residency programs. On Thursday, 08/18/2016, the group left UC by coach bus and visited Purdue University’s Birck Nanotechnology Center. On Friday, 08/19/2016, the group visited the Meadow Lake Wind Farm, BioTownAg Anaerobic Digester, and Liberty Landfill.
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