Biomonitoring California Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting, March 2017

Meeting Date & Time: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Sacramento, CA

CalEPA Building, Sierra Hearing Room and 2nd Floor Atrium, 1001 I Street, Sacramento


Biomonitoring California
Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting

CalEPA Building, Sierra Hearing Room and 2nd Floor Atrium
1001 I Street, Sacramento

March 8, 2017:  10:00 am – 2:30 pm

To access the webcast on the day of the meeting, follow instructions at:

        Lauren Zeise, Ph.D., Director, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

Overview of the Meeting
        Asa Bradman, Ph.D., Chair, Scientific Guidance Panel (SGP)

Biomonitoring California – Where We Are Now
        Presentation: Nerissa Wu, Ph.D., California Department of Public Health
        Panel and Audience Questions

The Importance of Biomonitoring in Addressing National, Regional, and Community Chemical Exposures
        Presentation: Patrick Breysse, Ph.D., Director, National Center for Environmental Health,
                                   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
        Panel and Audience Questions

 Presentations by Guest Discussants
        Presentations by Guest Discussants
                Irva Hertz-Picciotto, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Environmental Health Sciences Center,
                   and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Public Health Sciences,
                   School of Medicine, UC Davis
                Presentation: Tom Webster, D.Sc., Professor, Environmental Health,
                   Boston University School of Public Health
                Julia Brody, Ph.D., Executive Director and Senior Scientist, Silent Spring Institute
        Panel and Audience Questions


 Looking Forward for Biomonitoring California - Discussion
Background Information
       Laboratory Capability
       November 2016 Summary of SGP Input and Recommendations
       Panel, Guest Speaker, Guest Discussants, and Audience Discussion

 Adjourn SGP Meeting for 10th Anniversary Event and Reception

Meeting Participation and Comment

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General participation information

Members of the public and representatives of organizations are invited to participate in the SGP meeting in person or via webcast.  Public comments may be subject to time limits.

If you would like to submit materials relevant to an agenda topic, send a copy to or by mail to Biomonitoring California (c/o OEHHA, 1515 Clay St, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612).  Relevant materials will be made available to the SGP.

Biomonitoring California complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  If you have special accommodation or language needs, contact the program at or (510) 622-3190. TTY/TDD/Speech-to-Speech users dial 7-1-1 for the California Relay Service.  If possible, contact us at least five days before the meeting so we can ensure that the necessary staff or equipment will be available for you at the meeting.

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