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Environmental Disease classroom 2.0

Environmental Disease classroom 2.0 - Environmental Disease...

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2/2/2012 1 Environmental Disease is simply an incurable disease…It can only be prevented. Barry Commoner, 1990
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2/2/2012 2 As the Environmental Health professional you will be called upon to prevent Environmental Disease. Diseases result from 1. natural chemicals 2. man-made chemicals and 3. microbes
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2/2/2012 3 Understanding the nature of the disease in order to prevent it. We must remember that those that are at risk need to be protected from the disease
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2/2/2012 4 What is the human genome project? The start of the project James Watson April 1953
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2/2/2012 5 The final results of the project Recombinant DNA
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2/2/2012 6 The positive effect of the project What are some cancers caused by environmental issues Uncontrolled Cell proliferation
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2/2/2012 7 1. Asbestoses and WWII Ship building. Preventing Hepatitis infections Hep B & C Source of liver Cancer
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2/2/2012 8 Current cancer and future research efforts 1. Look at the genetic susceptibility 2. Look at the Determinants of health Is there a synergistic impact?
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