Session Number 242
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Radon - A Major Public Health Risk – Fact or Fiction?
Bill Field, PhD, MS
University of Iowa College of Public Health
About this program:
This session highlights what we know about radon and the risk to human health from radon exposure. It will include identification of radon sources, review of research data, and an overview of the factors that reduce radon’s risk perception. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to compare the scientific evidence (both pro and con) that radon is a major public health concern.
About the Presenter:
Dr. R. William “Bill” Field is a Professor at the University of Iowa's College of Public Health with appointments in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology. He also serves as a Professor of Toxicology in the Graduate College at the University of Iowa. He has been the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health funded Occupational Epidemiology Training Program, at the University of Iowa, since its inception in 2005.
Program Level: Basic
Content Area(s): Occupant Health/Medical Issues, Investigations, Testing & Research