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Agenda for the Health Canada-US EPA (Windsor/Detroit Studies) Workshop

photo of Windsor, Ontario Canada and Detroit, Michigan, USA

Room L-500, Cadillac Place, Detroit Michigan
October 21, 2005

Purpose of the workshop :

To update Canadian and US researchers and environmental officials on the progress of air quality and human health effects research taking place in the Windsor/Detroit area regarding:

  • their study progress and any preliminary data findings
  • introduction of any new studies previously unreported at the November 2004 workshop
  • discussion of potential coordination and collaboration opportunities


8:30-8:55 (Registration with Complimentary Light Breakfast)

8:55-9:00 (Welcome and Introductions)

(9:00-10:30) Updates/Preliminary Findings from the Windsor and Detroit Air Monitoring Studies

  • Amanda Wheeler- Spatial and Personal Exposure Study
  • Ron Williams-Detroit Exposure and Aerosol Research Study
  • Jeff Brook-CRUISER
  • Shaibal Mukerjee-Detroit Children's Health Study-Exposure Component
  • 10 minute Question and Answer Period to the Panelists

(10:30-10:45) Break

(10:45-12:15) Progress reports on Human Health Effects Studies

  • Ling Liu-Diabetic Panel Study
  • Lucas Neas-Detroit Children's Health Study
  • Pierre Band-Cancer Incidence Study
  • Rob Brook-Detroit Cardiovascular Health Study
  • Anna-Maria Frescura- Children's Respiratory Health Study
  • Jane Gallagher-the proposed MICA Computational Toxicology Study
  • 15 minute Question and Answer Period to the Panelists

(12:30-1:15) Complimentary Lunch in L500

(1:15-2:15) Open Discussion Concerning Research Coordination

  • John McDonald
  • Ron Williams

(2:15-2:30) Wrap-up and Adjournment


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