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Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

Month 

Day 

Time

Past Event 

 July

7/12/2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Beat the Heat: How to Help Protect Your Patients from Heat Illness in the Texas Summer - July 12, 2023
The seminar will help primary care practitioners to identify at-risk populations for heat illness and better understand fundamental methods to prevent heat stress. Monitor for heat illness and associated health effects during the hot Texas summer. The seminar will describe how practitioners can improve their heat illness prevention efforts through patient education.

September

9/7/2023 

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

SWCOEH Industrial Hygiene Seminar Series: Physical and Environmental Hazards Within the City of Houston - September 7, 2023
SWCOEH ERC Industrial Hygiene Seminar Series is a meeting of industrial hygienists and safety professionals to discuss emerging issues, trends in technology, current research, and applicable tools for use in the OHS field. SWCOEH Industrial Hygiene Seminar Series is currently hosted via Microsoft Teams Q&A sessions with expert speakers and CEUs are available for those that log in and participate on the day of the event. Pre-registration and online pre-payment are required. 

9/15/2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Research Seminar Series Community-Engaged Research: Increasing Occupational Health Equity Among Historically Marginalized Populations-September 15, 2023
The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

9/21/2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Occupational Medicine Journal Club: Longitudinal Association of Working From Home on Work Functioning Impairment in Desk Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Nationwide Cohort Study-September  21, 2023
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. We will discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal and meet online via the UTHealth Microsoft Teams platform.  Please pre-register for this event. 

9/29/2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Research Seminar Series: Assessment of long-term particulate nitrate air pollution and its health risk in China - September 29, 2023
The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

October

10/13/2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Services Research Seminar: Only What You Take with You: Research Methods for Human Systems Risks in Spaceflight - October 13, 2023
The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

10/19/2023

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Occupational Medicine Journal Club: Cystisinicline for Smoking Cessation: A Randomized Clinical Trial - October 19, 2023
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. We will discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal and meet online via the UTHealth Microsoft Teams, and in person.  Please pre-register for this event. 

10/23/2023 - 10/27/2023

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Environmental Health & Safety Academy XXVI - October 23-27, 2023
The Environmental Health & Safety Academy is a unique week-long course designed to provide you with the general skills needed to identify, evaluate and control workplace hazards, particularly those found in academic settings. Refreshments, Lunch & CEUs included. University of Texas System Scholarships available for full-time UT System employees. Groups Discounts available for all other institutions.

10/27/2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Services Research Seminar: Health effects of War in Veterans serving in Persian Gulf War 1990-1991 - October 27, 2023
The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

10/30/2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility: Floods and Bugs: Health Threats in Flood Waters - October 30, 2023
Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility is the Texas chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). Guided by medical and public health expertise, Texas PSR works in partnership with national PSR and other PSR chapters to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival through outreach, education, and advocacy.

November

11/9/2023

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

Industrial Hygiene Seminar Series: The Importance of Biosecurity for Public Health and Safety - November 9, 2023
SWCOEH ERC Industrial Hygiene Seminar Series is a meeting of industrial hygienists and safety professionals to discuss emerging issues, trends in technology, current research, and applicable tools for use in the OHS field. SWCOEH Industrial Hygiene Seminar Series is currently hosted via Microsoft Teams Q&A sessions with expert speakers and CEUs are available for those that log in and participate on the day of the event. Pre-registration and online pre-payment are required.

11/16/2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Occupational Medicine Journal Club: A Longitudinal Cohort Study of Factors Impacting Healthcare Worker Burnout in New York City During the COVID-19 Pandemic. - November 16, 2023
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. We will discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal and meet online via the UTHealth Microsoft Teams platform.  Please pre-register for this event.

11/27/2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility: How Climate Change Affects Cancer - November 27, 2023
Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility is the Texas chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). Guided by medical and public health expertise, Texas PSR works in partnership with national PSR and other PSR chapters to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival through outreach, education, and advocacy.

December

12/1/2023

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Services Research Seminar: Worktime Reduction and Well-being: Evidence from the 4 Day Week Global Trials - December 1, 2023
T
he Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

January

1/15/2024

online

Occupational and Environmental Medicine for Primary Care Providers: online course - January 15-29, 2024
OEM for PCPs is an online course is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of primary care providers in treatment of patients with work-related injuries and illnesses. This course is offered via Canvas online, with interactive course work and discussions. At the end of this activity, learners will have specific knowledge in managing occupational illnesses and injuries, and a better understand workers compensation requirements and how occupational health disparities are reflected in their patient population. CME and CNE provided. Pre-registration required.

1/18/2024

7:45 - 8:45

Occupational Medicine Journal Club: Prevalence and Geographic Distribution of Self-Reported Chronic Kidney Disease and Potential Risk Factors in Central America - January 18, 2024
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. We will discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal and meet online via the UTHealth Microsoft Teams, and in person.  Please pre-register for this event. 

1/19/2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Services Research Seminar: Assessing Community Risks: Translating Environmental Data to Advance Public Health - January 19, 2024
The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

1/29/2024

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Texas Physician for Social Responsibility: Adding Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change to Your Medical Practice - January 29, 2024
Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility is the Texas chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). Guided by medical and public health expertise, Texas PSR works in partnership with national PSR and other PSR chapters to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival through outreach, education, and advocacy.

February

2/2/2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Research Seminar Series: The Integration of Artificial Intelligence in Occupational Health and Safety - February 2, 2024
The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

2/8/2024

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

Industrial Hygiene Seminar Series: From EcoPods to Solar Panels: The Role of Industrial Hygienists and Safety Professionals in Renewable Energy - February 8, 2024
SWCOEH ERC Industrial Hygiene Seminar Series is a meeting of industrial hygienists and safety professionals to discuss emerging issues, trends in technology, current research, and applicable tools for use in the OHS field. SWCOEH Industrial Hygiene Seminar Series is currently hosted via Microsoft Teams Q&A sessions with expert speakers and CEUs are available for those that log in and participate on the day of the event. Pre-registration and online pre-payment are required.

2/15/2024

7:45 - 8:45

Occupational Medicine Journal Club; Productivity Loss, Healthcare Costs, and Habitual Physical Activity Among Adults With Cardiovascular Diseases - February 15, 2024
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. We will discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal and meet online via the UTHealth Microsoft Teams, and in person.  Please pre-register for this event. 

2/16/2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Services Research Seminar: Work Trajectories After a Sickness Absence Due to Cancer in the European Context - February 16, 2024
The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

2/26/2024

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility: Synergy on the Plate: A Diet for Animals, Environment, and Optimal Health - February 26, 2024
Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility is the Texas chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). Guided by medical and public health expertise, Texas PSR works in partnership with national PSR and other PSR chapters to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival through outreach, education, and advocacy.

March

3/1/2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Research Seminar Series: The Burden of the Border: Precarious Citizenship Experiences in the Wake of the Spanish Housing Crash - March 1, 2024
The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

3/15/2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Research Seminar Series: The Proposed Update to the NIOSH Exposure Assessment Strategy - March 15, 2024
T
he Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS. The ultimate goal of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental health sciences. We welcome physicians, nurses, safety professionals, industrial hygienist, epidemiologists, graduate students and other public health professionals. Please pre-register and look for Webex join-in information via the registration confirmation email.

3/25/2024

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility: Climate Change, Child Health, and Our Role as Healthcare Providers - March 25, 2024
Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility is the Texas chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). Guided by medical and public health expertise, Texas PSR works in partnership with national PSR and other PSR chapters to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival through outreach, education, and advocacy.