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Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

Month 

Day 

Time

Past Event 

August

8/15/2019

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 

Greater Houston Industrial Hygiene Council - Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) - Current Reality! - August 2019
GHIHC is an informal group of industrial hygienists and safety professionals who meet six times per year. No membership fees required. There is a $70.00 registration fee for each meeting and lunch and CEUs are included.

 September

9/13/2019 

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Research Seminar Series - September 13, 2019
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. FREE CEUs (CME, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required

 

 9/23/2019 - 9/27/2019

 8:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Environmental Health & Safety Academy XXIII - September 23-27, 2019
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.

 

 9/27/2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Research Seminar Series - September 27, 2019
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. FREE CEUs (CME, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required


2018-2019

Month 

Day 

Time

Past Event 

August

8/16/2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 

Greater Houston Industrial Hygiene Council - Industrial Hygiene:  A Mixed Bag of Topics - August 16, 2018
GHIHC is an informal group of industrial hygienists and safety professionals who meet six times per year. No membership fees required. There is a $70.00 registration fee for each meeting and lunch and CEUs are included.

 September

9/14/2018 

 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Indoor Air Quality Association - Houston Chapter Meeting - September 14, 2018
The Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) is dedicated to bringing practitioners together to prevent and solve indoor environmental problems for the benefit of consumers and the public. The local Houston Chapter meets 2-3 times per year and has partnered with the SWCOEH to facilitate education, with catering and CEUs included at each meeting.

 

 9/14/2018

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - The US Environmental Protection Agency, Pesticides, Public and Environmental Health - Sept 14, 2018
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required

 

9/20/2018 

 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Houston Health Forum - September 20, 2018
The Houston Health Forum is an informal group of occupational medicine providers working in the petrochemical industry. Our mission is to collaborate and present leading research and best practices in the field of occupational health. The Forum meets 2-3 times per year thanks to the generosity of volunteer planners and hosts. Location varies and registration is required.

 

 9/20/2018

 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Occupational Medicine Journal Club - 'Does consecutive influenza vaccination reduce protection against influenza: A systematic review and meta-analysis' - Sept 20, 2018
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. Each meeting we will enjoy a networking dinner and discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal.

 

 9/24/2018 - 9/28/2018

 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Environmental Health & Safety Academy XXII - Sept 24-28, 2018
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.

 

9/28/2018 

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Expanded Focus for Occupational Safety and Health - Sept 28, 2018
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required.

October 

 10/12/2018 - 10/13/2018

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM 

Occupational Medicine for Primary Care Providers
This conference is designed to enhance the clinical skills and knowledge of primary care providers in their treatment of patients with work-related injuries and illnesses. You will experience 12 contact hours of expert instruction while interacting with your peers and enjoying the best Houston has to offer! At the end of this activity, you will have specific knowledge in managing occupational illnesses and injuries. You will better understand workers compensation requirements and how occupational health disparities are reflected in your patient population.

 

10/12/2018 

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Health Impacts of Urban Transport Planning and Policy - Oct 12, 2018
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required.

 

10/18/2018 

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 

Greater Houston Industrial Hygiene Council - Current Issues in Industrial Hygiene & Occupational Health - October 2018
GHIHC is an informal group of industrial hygienists and safety professionals who meet six times per year. No membership fees required. There is a $70.00 registration fee for each meeting and lunch and CEUs are included.

 

 10/18/2018

6:30 PM - 8:45 PM 

Occupational Medicine Journal Club - 'Physical activity, air pollution, and the risk of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.' - Oct 18, 2018
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. Each meeting we will enjoy a networking dinner and discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal.

 

10/26/2018 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Reducing Injury Disparities Among Houston Day Laborers: A Local Community Program - Oct 26, 2018
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required

 November

 11/9/2018

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Talk the walk: concepts, methods and current research on walking and walkability - Nov 9, 2018
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required

 

 11/15/2018

 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Occupational Medicine Journal Club - 'A qualitative assessment of logging in the Southern United States.' - Nov 2018
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. Each meeting we will enjoy a networking dinner and discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal.

 

11/30/2018 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Sleep, light-at-night and cancer: why circadian rhythms matter - Nov 30, 2018
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required.

December 

12/13/2018 

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 

Greater Houston Industrial Hygiene Council - Hurricane Harvey, Mercury, Residential VOCs, Pesticides and Silica - Oh, my! - December 2018
GHIHC is an informal group of industrial hygienists and safety professionals who meet six times per year. No membership fees required. There is a $70.00 registration fee for each meeting and lunch and CEUs are included.

January 

1/17/2019 

6:30 PM - 8:45 PM 

Occupational Medicine Journal Club - 'Measuring best practices for workplace safety, health, and well-being: the Workplace Integrated Safety and Health Assessment.' - Jan 2019
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. Each meeting we will enjoy a networking dinner and discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal. 

 February

 2/1/2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Women's work is never done: Exploring the role of paid and unpaid work in women's cardiovascular health - Feb 1, 2019
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required.

 

2/21/2019 

 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Greater Houston Industrial Hygiene Council - Heat Stress and Heat Illness Prevention Strategies - February 2019
GHIHC is an informal group of industrial hygienists and safety professionals who meet six times per year. No membership fees required. There is a $70.00 registration fee for each meeting and lunch and CEUs are included.

 

2/21/2019 

 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Occupational Medicine Journal Club - 'Effect of opioid vs nonopioid medications on pain-related function in patients with chronic back pain or hip or knee osteoarthritis pain:' - Feb 2019
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. Each meeting we will enjoy a networking dinner and discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal.

 

2/22/2019 - 2/23/2019 

 

Occupational Medicine Orthopedics Workshop - Feb 2019
The Orthopedics Workshop is a 12 content hour intense hands-on training session designed to provide participants with practical hands-on tools to effectively diagnose and manage the treatment of patients with work-related orthopedic injuries 

 March

 3/1/2019

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Metal Air Pollution Partnership Solution (MAPPS): A Unique Collaboration to Improve Environmental Health in Underserved Neighborhoods in Houston - March 1, 2019
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required.

 

 3/15/2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Mesoamerican Nephropathy in Houston Migrants: Gramoxone/paraquat as possible etiology - March 15, 2019
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required.

 

 3/21/2019

 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Indoor Air Quality Association - Houston Chapter Meeting - March 2019
The Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) is dedicated to bringing practitioners together to prevent and solve indoor environmental problems for the benefit of consumers and the public. The local Houston Chapter meets 2-3 times per year and has partnered with the SWCOEH to facilitate education, with catering and CEUs included at each meeting.

 

3/21/2019 

 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Occupational Medicine Journal Club - 'Risk of injury after evening and night work: Findings from the Danish working hours database.' - March 2019
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. Each meeting we will enjoy a networking dinner and discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal.

 

3/29/2019 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates and Autism Spectrum Disorder in the MARBLES Study - March 29, 2019
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required.

 April

4/12/2019 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Temperature, stillbirth and placental abruption in Harris County, Texas - April 12, 2019
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required.

 

4/18/2019 

 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Greater Houston Industrial Hygiene Council - Workplace Exposure Assessment and Program Considerations - April 2019
GHIHC is an informal group of industrial hygienists and safety professionals who meet six times per year. No membership fees required. There is a $70.00 registration fee for each meeting and lunch and CEUs are included. 

 

 4/18/2019

 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Occupational Medicine Journal Club - 'Associations of weight gain from early to middle adulthood with major health outcomes later in life.' - April 2019
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. Each meeting we will enjoy a networking dinner and discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal. 

 

4/26/2019 

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Environmental & Occupational Health Research Seminar Series - Mesoamerican Nephropathy: Community-Based Prospective Cohort Study in Nicaragua - April 26, 2019
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. FREE CEUs (CME, CNE, Social Work and other CEUs) and lunch is first come, first serve. Free Activity, Registration Required.

May 

 5/8/2019

 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Webinar - Advancing Worker Well-Being and Productivity Through Total Worker Health
Total Worker Health® (TWH) is a paradigm-shifting approach to safety, health, and well-being in the workplace that seeks to establish a foundation for safety and health through which work can contribute to higher levels of well-being and productivity. This webinar will be focused on raising awareness of key industry stakeholders, particularly in the Gulf Coast Oil and Gas industry to the value of TWH and providing insights on how to operationalize TWH. Webinar provided by the Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health in collaboration with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). FREE Webinar, Registration Required.

 

5/16/2019 

6:30 PM - 8:45 PM 

Occupational Medicine Journal Club - 'A Study of Cardiometabolic, Behavioral, and Psychosocial Factors Associated With Obesity Among Hospital Workers' - May 2019
Occupational Medicine Journal Club is an educational and networking opportunity to discuss and debate the results of recently published research. Each meeting we will enjoy a networking dinner and discuss a recent article from a peer reviewed journal. 

 

 5/23/2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM MDT 

University Environmental Health & Safety Program Analytics Workshop - May 2019
This workshop will address University EH&S operational issues and answer critical questions plaguing the University EH&S Community. Workshop participants are asked to come prepared with the types of data collected in your programs and to actively engage in the dialogue so that the collective knowledge of the group can be leveraged.  Each topic of conversation will include a brief presentation which includes displays of examples currently in use at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s (UTHealth) Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management program.  

June 

 6/19/2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Webinar - Large Herd Dairy Milking Parlors: Exposure Characterizations & Intervention Analysis - June 19, 2019
Webinar-Learners will be presented with working realities inside large-herd dairy milking parlors, contributing factors to the development of musculoskeletal disorders, and how direct measurement research techniques are being used to characterize ergonomic risk factors and evaluate interventions in these challenging working environments. FREE Webinar, Registration Required. 

 

6/20/2019 

 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Greater Houston Industrial Hygiene Council - Issues in IH and Safety, and IH Ethics - June 2019
GHIHC is an informal group of industrial hygienists and safety professionals who meet six times per year. No membership fees required. There is a $70.00 registration fee for each meeting and lunch and CEUs are included. 

 

 6/21/2019

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

NIOSH ERC 20th Annual Pilot Projects Research Symposium - June 2019
The objective of the Pilot Projects Research Training Program is to provide a support mechanism for pilot research projects initiated by junior faculty, research trainees and faculty transitioning into occupational health, within public health region 6. The 2018-2019 PPRTP awardees will present their research over the course of the afternoon symposium.  Keynote Speaker, Rene Pana-Cryan, PhD, presents “The Economics of Healthy Work Design and Well-Being.” CME pending.  Free event; registration required.