Biomonitoring California Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting, November 2015
Scientific Guidance Panel Meeting
California Department of Public Health Richmond Campus Auditorium
850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA
November 18, 2015: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Lauren Zeise, Ph.D., Acting Director, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)
Overview of the Meeting
Asa Bradman, Ph.D., Chair, Scientific Guidance Panel (SGP)
Highlights from State Biomonitoring Programs – CDC Awardees
Moderators: Lovisa Romanoff, M.S., M.P.H., Deputy Director and Amy Mowbray, Ph.D.,
Associate Director for Policy, Division of Laboratory Sciences,
National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC National Biomonitoring Program
Four Corners States Biomonitoring Consortium
Background information: State Biomonitoring Program Profiles (November 2015)
Panel and Guest Speaker Discussion
Afternoon Session on Results Return
Moderator: Sara Hoover, M.S., Chief, Safer Alternatives Assessment
and Biomonitoring Section, OEHHA
Educating Participants About Exposure to Environmental Chemicals: What Does the Science Say?
Presentation: Rachel Morello-Frosch, Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor, Department of
Environmental Science, Policy and Management and School
of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
Evaluation of Results Return Materials for Biomonitoring Exposures Study (BEST)
Presentation: Duyen Kauffman, Health Program Specialist and Results Return
Coordinator for Biomonitoring California, CDPH
Discussion: Best Practices for Results Return
Panel, Guest Speaker, and Audience Discussion
Final Comments from Panel and Wrap up
Potential Priority Chemicals
>> Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs)
Document: Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs)
Panel Discussion and Recommendations
Open Public Comment Period
Wrap up and Adjournment
Meeting Participation and Comment
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