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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Keynote Presentations

Authors: Dr. Ellen Eisen (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA) -Methods for dealing with the healthy worker survivor effect, and Dr. Jung-Der Wang (National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan) - Integration of epidemiology with outcome research for health policy decision: methods and examples
Time: Friday, June 27th, 8:30-10:00AM
Location: Salon A-3&4

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Mini-Symposium V: Challenges, Crisis & Collaboration in Occupational Epidemiology

Time: Friday, June 27th, 10:30-12:00PM
Location: Salon A-3&4
Chairs: Paul Demers (Toronto, Canada) and Leslie Stayner (Chicago, USA)

Panelists
Aaron Blair, U.S. NCI, Bethesda, MD, USA
Dick Heederik, Institute of Risk Assessment Sciences, University Utrecht, Netherlands
Kyle Steenland, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Y Leon Guo, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Catharina (Ineke) Wesserling, San Jose, Costa Rica
James J. Collins, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan
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Exposure Assessment-4

Time: Friday, June 27th, 10:30-11:45AM
Location: Salon A-5
Chairs: Katherine Hammond (University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA) and Maria Albin (Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund, Sweden)

Time Presentation
10:30am Lin Fritschi Obtaining population estimates of the prevalence of occupational exposure (#0358)
10:45am Anca Bejan Health and Safety in Collision Repair Shops after 2 years of participation in Collision Auto Repair Safety Study (CARSS) (#0030)
11:00am Jerome Lavoué CANJEM: a general population job exposure matrix based on past expert assessments of exposure to over 250 agents (#0382)
11:15am Victoria Arrandale Exposure Registries as a Tool for Epidemiology (#0386)
11:30am Calvin Ge CAREX Canada's eWORK: developing innovative tools for statistics on Canadians' occupational exposure to carcinogens (#0416)
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Musculoskeletal Disorders-3

Time: Friday, June 27th, 10:30-12:00PM
Location: Lake Erie-8th Floor
Chairs: Andreas Holtermann (Copenhagen, Denmark) and Natacha Fouquet (Angers, France)

Time Presentation
10:30am Marie Birk Jørgensen Work demands modify the risk of low back pain recurrence - a prospective study among new health care workers (#0245)
10:45am Johan Hviid Andersen Back Surgery  in relation to occupational lifting. A cohort study based on the Musculoskeletal Research Database at the Danish Ramazzini Centre (#0255)
11:00am Carisa Harris Adamson Workplace Psychosocial Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Pooled Prospective Study. (#0323)
11:15pm Bethany Gardner Transitions between upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and work limitation outcomes: a prospective study (#0356)
11:30am Ann Marie Dale Use of an O*NET based job exposure matrix to predict prevalence of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in a large pooled cohort (#0383)
11:45pm Cameron Estrich Musculoskeletal Complaints Among Dental Practitioners (#0390)
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Physical Hazards-2

Time: Friday, June 27th, 10:30-12:00PM
Location: Lake Michigan-8th Floor
Chairs: Tom Sorahan ( Birmingham, UK) Pascal Wild (Vandoeuvre, France)

Time Presentation
10:30am Alexander Keil Controlling healthy worker survivor bias of the radon-lung cancer dose-response in a cohort of uranium miners (#0216)
10:45am Eric Samson Mortality in the French cohort of nuclear workers monitored for external radiation exposure (#0266)
11:00am Minh Do Development of a predictive model for estimating gamma radiation exposures among Ontario uranium miners (#0311)
11:15am Thomas Lund Mediating effects of health on the association between negative life events in childhood on future labour market participation. A 7-year follow-up study. (#0141)
11:30am Roel Vermeulen Occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields or electric shocks and cancer incidence in four Nordic countries (#0400)
11:45am George Astrakianakis Noise-Induced Stress among Primary Care Workers in Long Term Care Facilities in British Columbia, Canada (#0421)
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Cardiovascular

Time: Friday, June 27th, 10:30-12:00PM
Location: Lake Ontario-8th Floor
Chairs: Mary Schubauer-Berigan (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Per Gustavsson (Stockholm, Sweden)

Time Presentation
10:30am Håkan Westberg Inflammatory markers and exposure to air pollutants among workers in a Swedish pulp and paper mill. (#0091)
10:45am Sadie Costello Racial and Gender Differences in the Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease and the Healthy Worker Survivor Effect among Autoworkers (#0103)
11:00am Daniel Brown PM2.5 and Heart Disease in a Cohort of Aluminum Workers: An Application of Longitudinal Targeted Maximum Likelihood-based Estimation (TMLE) (#0124)
11:15am Damien Drubay Circulatory system disease mortality among French uranium miners (#0194)
11:30am Jennifer Garza Acute inflammatory response to secondhand smoke exposure among non-smoking construction workers: a repeated measures study. (#0231)
11:45am Jelle VlaanderenA cross-sectional study of markers of early immunological and cardiovascular health effects among a population exposed to carbon nanotubes: the CANTES study (#0282)
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FRIDAY, JUNE 27

Registration Hours

The Registration and Help Table (located in the lobby of Stevens Salon A-3 to the right near the ramp) will be open 8:30am - 12:00pm on Friday, June 27.

Program at a Glance

All events are located at or departing from the Chicago Hilton Hotel, 720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago.

Click on the session titles below to view additional details.

8:30-10:00AM
Keynote Presentation
Salon A-3 & 4

Dr. Ellen Eisen (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA) -Methods for dealing with the healthy worker survivor effect
Dr. Jung-Der Wang (National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan) - Integration of epidemiology with outcome research for health policy decision: methods and examples

10:00-10:30AM Coffee Break Foyer Salon A-3
10:30-12:00PM PARALLEL SESSIONS
10:30-12:00PM
Mini-Symposium V: Challenges, Crisis & Collaboration in Occupational Epidemiology
Salon A-3 &4
10:30-11:45AM
Exposure Assessment-4
Salon A-5
10:30-12:00PM
Musculoskeletal Disorders-3
Lake Erie-8th Floor
10:30-12:00PM
Physical Hazards-2
Lake Michigan-8th Floor
10:30-12:00PM
Cardiovascular
Lake Ontario-8th Floor
12:00PM End of Conference