Environmental Contributors to Preterm Birth Teleconference Seminar

On March 19, 2012 at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern there will be a Teleconference Seminar on Environmental Contributors to Preterm Birth sponsored by the Collaborative on Health and the Environment.

Presenters include:

Dr. Rita Loch-Caruso University of Michigan will describe her research on inflammatory response in human amniotic membranes.

Dr. Howard Chang from Emory University will present his review of birth record data linking fine particle air pollution and preterm birth.

Dr. Kaylon Bruner-Tran from Vanderbilt University will discuss her data in mice on the adult reproductive consequences of a prior fetal exposure to the environmental toxicant dioxin as well as the amelioration of these effects by fish oil supplementation.

For more information and to sign up, click this link.


Kathryn Agard
District IX Manager
Office: (202) 863-2564
Toll-free: 1 (877) 759-0155

ACOG District IX:

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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