Environment and Health Fund's Annual Conference was held on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, at ZOA House, Tel Aviv.
Dr. Leonardo Trasande, NYU - International expert in children’s environmental health, economic costs of exposure to environmental contaminants and endocrine disrupting chemicals.
Prof. Miriam Diamond, University of Toronto - World renowned leader in analysis of chemical contaminants, indoor and outdoor exposure assessment and translation of science to policy.
Effects of EDCs – Early Life Exposure, Health Outcomes, Potential Mechanisms Leonardo Trasande, New York University
Chemical Exposures in Indoor Environments Miriam Diamond, University of Toronto
Session I: New Findings from Environmental Health Research
New Data on Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Wastewater-derived Pharmaceuticals Benny Chefetz, Center of Excellence in Agriculture and Environmental Health, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Can Environmental Concentration of Carbamazepine affect Embryonic Development? The Chick Embryo as a Model Dalit Sela-Donenfeld, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Predicting PM2.5 and PM10 Twice Daily for Background and Traffic Exposure at High Resolution Alexandra Shtein, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Spatial and Temporal Monitoring of Air Quality. Case studies: Dead Sea Environs and Haifa Alexandra Chudnovsky, Tel Aviv University
Session II: New Findings from Environmental Health Research (continued)
Intrauterine Exposure to Phthalates and Anthropometric Measurements in the Newborn Ronit Calderon-Margalit, Hebrew University-Hadassah
Association between Exposure to Traffic-related Air Pollution and Risk of Pregnancy Loss: A Time Series Analysis using Live Births Data Raanan Raz, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
VOCs Emissions from Children’s Mattresses under Sleeping Microenvironment Conditions Yael Dubowski, Center of Excellence in Exposure Science and Environmental Health, Technion
Session III: Environmental Health Policy
The Use of Human Biomonitoring for Shaping and Assessing Environmental Health Policy Tamar Berman, Ministry of Health
Air Pollution Levels in Haifa Following the Initiation of Programs for Pollution Reduction David Broday, Center of Excellence in Exposure Science and Environmental Health, Technion
Should We be Worried about Lead Exposure in Israel? Zohar Barnett-Itzhaki, Ministry of Health
Using Economic Assessments to Advance Environmental Health Policy Leonardo Trasande, New York University
From Science to Policy: The Case of Flame Retardant Chemicals and Flammability Standards Miriam Diamond, University of Toronto