Covering the Basics
Nancy Kim, PhD
Interim Director, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health
People tend to be concerned about the possibility of health effects from exposure to hazardous chemicals in the environment. As public health professionals it's important for us to be able to understand and clearly convey concepts about exposure to the public, especially as it relates to contaminated sites such as hazardous landfills. This presentation provides an overview of exposure, the terms and concepts used in exposure assessment and a brief introduction to quantifying exposure.
Originally broadcast September 20, 2007
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