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Proceedings of the 48th YPSW Annual Meeting

January 18-20, 2023

The conference theme for this year was Scientific Accountability - Challenging Scientific Status Quo. The conference spanned the three days of meetings. President Ben Heckman welcomed attendees to the 48th Annual Meeting of the YPSW Local Section. Program Chair, Colin Young introduced the program.


Program for 48th Annual Meeting

Meeting Summary

Technical Program

Update on Linear No-Threshold (LNT) Research-Chapter 2 by Prof. Edward Calabrese, PhD

Challenges to Compelling Receptiveness to Change by John Cardarelli, PhD, CIH, CHP, PE

Advancements in Managing Allergen Exposures in Homes, Schools and the Workplace by Martin Chapman

AIHA: Accelerating Advancements in Our Science, Practice, and Standards of Care by John R. Mulhausen, PhD, CIH, CSP

The Challenges of an Administration Science Professional in a Socio-Political Environment by John Howard, MD

The Science Professional as a Communicator-Lessons Learned Post-Pandemic by Charles (Chuck) Geraci, PhD, CIH, FAIHA

Controversies in the Interpretation of PFAS and PFOA Toxicity - Chapter 1 by Michael Dourson, Ph.D., DABT, FATS, FSRA

Controversies in the Interpretation of PFAS and PFOA Toxicity - Chapter 2 by Richard Welsh, MSc, DABT

Excursion - Tour

Pictures from the tour of Liberty Station

Association and Organization Reports

AIHA Update by Larry Sloan, MBA, CAE - AIHA CEO

AIHA Regulatory Update by Mark Ames - AIHA Director of Government Relations

BGC Update by Thomas Grumbles, CIH, FAIHA, CPPS, Vice Chair, BGC(formerly ABIH)

Speaker Bios