“The Health Effects of Ozone and Asthma.” with Dr. David Peden

08/12/10

The Center for the Environment at Catawba College invites you to lunch to hear Dr. David Peden speak on the Human Health Effects of Environmental Pollutants


Thursday, August 12

Lunch served at 11:30

Center for the Environment at Catawba College

2300 W. Innes St. Salisbury NC 28144


Register now for a speech on Thursday, August 12, given by Dr. David Peden, professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology and Toxicology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As an area health professional and community leader, you are cordially invited to hear Dr. Peden discuss “The Health Effects of Ozone and Asthma.” Lunch will be served at 11:30 in the Center for the Environment facility and Dr. Peden is expected to present until 1:00pm. 


Dr. David Peden

 

Dr. Peden directs the UNC Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology.  He also is chief of Division of Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology and Infectious Disease and associate chair for research in the Department of Pediatrics. He is program director of the Allergy and Immunology Training Program at UNC Hospitals and deputy director for Child Health Research at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute, (CTSA) at UNC.


Dr. Peden is principal investigator for an ongoing study, “Human Health Effects of Environmental Pollutants.”   This study Child with Asthmais a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “to better understand the effect of a number of air pollutants on human health.  This includes studies with volunteers exposed to a number of low-level pollutants to see how these impact health. We also test the effect of certain medications on response to pollutants and examine if people with asthma or certain genetic factors have increased risk for pollutant-induced disease.” 


Registration for the speech is required.

Please register soon as space is limited.

Registration is now closed.

 


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