CHEEC sponsors and co-sponsors seminars on environmental health issues. The following seminars have been presented on the campus of The University of Iowa. Webinars and podcasts are also listed.

"Public Health Impacts of Nitrate and Other Drinking Water Contaminants: Implications for Source Water Protection"  National Water Quality Monitoring Council webinar                                                                                               Peter Weyer, UI Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination

"Nitrate in Iowa Water Sources: Public Health Concerns"  UI Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research podcast                                                                                                                                                                                                    Peter Weyer, UI Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination

"Iowa Water Quality and Public Health" Iowa Public Health Association webinar                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Peter Weyer, UI Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination

"The Flint Michigan Water Crisis: Miracle or Disaster?"  University of Iowa                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Marc Edwards, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech University

"Occupational Health Among Immigrant Workers" and "Inorganic Dust Exposure and Lung Disease"
Marc Schenker, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis

"Tracking Human Enteric Viruses in Municipal Drinking Water from an Alluvial Aquifer"
William Simpkins, Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University

"Ten Americans"
Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group

"Arsenic and Herbicide Degradates in Iowa Private Drinking Water Wells"
Peter Weyer, UI Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination

"The Iowa Statewide Rural Well Water Survey Phase 2: Emerging Water Quality Concerns"
Peter Weyer, UI Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination

"Sustaining Iowa: Making the Connection Between Food, Health and the Land"
Preston Maring, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, California

"Pyrethroids: A Potential Peril?"
Kathy Kuivila, U.S. Geological Survey

"Environmental exposure to estrogenic and other myco- & phytotoxin"
Corinne Hoerger, Swiss Federal Research Station for Agroecology and Agriculture

“Nutrient Transport and Retention in Wetland and Aquatic Ecosystems”
Greg Noe, U.S.Geological Survey 

"Sources, Fate, and Nature of E. coli in Streams and Lakes"
Richard Whitman, U.S. Geological Survey

"Applications of GIS in Cancer Epidemiology: Pesticides and Drinking Water Nitrate" 
Mary Ward, National Cancer Institute

"Atrazine Impacts on Human Health and Wildlife" 
Timothy Pastoor, Syngenta Crop Systems; Tyrone Hayes, Department of Developmental Endocrinology, University of California-Berkeley

"Emerging Contaminants and Drinking Water" 
George Hallberg, Cadmus Group, Inc.

"Out of Iowa, Into Africa: Infrastructure in Developing Countries" 
Joseph Hughes, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

"Environmental Contaminants as Hormones in Wildlife: Effects from Genes to Populations" 
Louis Guillette, Department of Zoology, University of Florida

"Water Quality Improvements During Riverbank Filtration at Three Midwest Utilities" 
Ed Bouwer, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

"Iowa Community Private Well Study" 
Terry Cain, University Hygienic Laboratory

"Veterinary Medicines in the Environment Veterinary medicines: Do they pose environmental risks?" and 
"Transport of veterinary antibiotics to surface water in a tile drained clay soil"

Alistair Boxall, Cranfield Centre for EcoChemistry 

"Evaluation of an Assay for Environmental Estrogens in Effluents from Iowa Wastewater Facilities"
Robert Bringolf, Department of Animal Ecology, Iowa State University

"Factory Farm Use of Antibiotics: A Growing Threat to Public Health" 
David Wallinga, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

"Evidence for Transfer of Tylosin and Tylosin-Resistant Bacteria in Air from Swine Production Facilities using Sub-Therapeutic Concentrations of Tylan in Feed" 
Jim Zahn, US Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, National Swine Research & Information Center

"Can a New Vision for Agriculture Serve the Economy, the Ecology and the Community?"
Fred Kirschenmann, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University

"The Effects of Radiation Dose Surrogates in Radon Epidemiologic Studies" 
Daniel Steck, Department of Physics, St. John's University 

"The 4 W's of Pesticides in Iowa's Water: What, Where, When and Why?" 
Mary Skopec, Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Geological Survey Bureau

"Developing a Surrogate Water Supply Profile for Cancer Epidemiology Studies" 
Pete Weyer, Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination, University of Iowa 

"Cryptosporidium Antibody Analysis for Paired Cities Study" 
Rebecca Calderon, Epidemiology & Biomarkers Branch - Human Studies Division, US EPA

"Risk-Based Decision Making for Environmental Restoration/Remediation" 
Gene Parkin, Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa

"Drinking Water Nitrate and Health"
Mary Ward, National Cancer Institute

"Drinking Water Disinfection By-Products and Adverse Reproductive Outcomes" 
Michele Lynberg, National Center for Environmental Health

"Municipal drinking water nitrate level and the risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, colon cancer, and other GI tract cancers: The Iowa Women's Health Study" 
Peter Weyer, Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination, The University of Iowa

"Municipal water softening and mortality rates of cardiovascular disease in Iowa"
Matt Phoenix, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa

"CHEEC: 10 Years after the Groundwater Protection Act" 
Peter Weyer, Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination, The University of Iowa

"Pesticides in Ambient Air and Precipitation in Rural, Urban, and Isolated Areas of Iowa" 
Beth Hochstedler, David Larabee-Zierath, University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory

"Risk management of arsenic in drinking water"
Jerald Schnoor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa

"Exposure-sensitization relationships for allergens in the baking industry"
Dick Heedrick, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Agricultural University Wageningen, The Netherlands

"Respiratory disease after long-term exposure to cotton dust and Endotoxin"
David Christiani, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health

"Temporal and spatial variation of waterborne point-of-use 222Radon in three water distribution systems"
Eileen Fisher, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, University of Iowa

"Air pollution control strategies and public health in Slovenia"
Dusan Hrcek, Hydrometeorological Institute of Slovenia

"Ozone air quality: A unique experiment in environmental decision making"
Ellis Cowling, College of Forest Resources, North Carolina State University

"Pollutants in the air and acids in the rain: Lessons from history and visions of environmental futures"
Ellis Cowling, College of Forest Resources, North Carolina State University

"Water, water everywhere, but is there a drop to drink?"
George Hallberg, University Hygienic Laboratory

"Amnestic disturbance and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the aftermath of a chemical release"
Rosemarie Bowler, San Francisco State University

"Epidemiological health study of a town exposed to chemicals"
Rosemarie Bowler, San Francisco State University

"Air quality and the health of persons living near swine confinement operations"
P. Subramanian, Kendall Thu, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa

"Demonstration of a Geographic Information System to accommodate exposure and environmental data in Iowa"
U. Sunday Tim, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University

"Non-cancer health outcomes in the Agricultural Health Study"
Dale Sandler, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

"Health aspects of the Rwandan refugee crisis"
Alfredo Vergara, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Where are the errors in radon dose assessments? Assessing radon/lung cancer epidemiologic studies"
William Field, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa

"Soil and water quality: An agenda for Agriculture - National Research Council-Board of Agriculture Report"
George Hallberg, University Hygienic Laboratory

"The current status and future of environmental and public health in Hungary"
Ferenc Bojan, Department of Social Medicine, University Medical School of Debrecen, Hungary

"Pesticide bioremediation by exploiting the rhizosphere effect"
Joel Coats, Pesticide Toxicology Laboratory, Iowa State University

"Microbiological quality of public drinking water supplies"
Edwin Geldreich, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

"Ozone and ultraviolet radiation: The implications of trends on UV-B exposure"
Gregory Carmichael, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, The University of Iowa

"Environmental factors associated with radon in rural Iowa homes"
Leann Weih, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa

"Water chlorination by-products and cancer in Iowa"
Kenneth Cantor, National Cancer Institute

"Source of drinking water and cancer incidence in Iowa"
Charles Lynch, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa

"Association of intrauterine growth retardation with chloroform in drinking water"
Michael Kramer, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Iowa

"Farm exposures and female infertility in Iowa"
Kathy Clark, College of Nursing, The University of Iowa

"Environmental policy: current and future priorities"
David Osterberg, Iowa House of Representatives

"It's healing time on Earth" 
David Brower, Earth Island Institute

"Potential health effects of global environmental change"
Janice Longstreth, Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratories

"Drugs and chemicals in breast milk"
Anthony Scialli, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Medical Center

"Mechanisms of plant activation of environmental chemicals into mutagens"
Michael Plewa, Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Public water distribution systems as a source of radon in drinking water"
Richard Valentine, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa

"Environmental liabilities in Iowa - and waste reduction solutions" 
John Konefes, Iowa Waste Reduction Center, University of Northern Iowa

"Our environment - Our responsibility" 
Ralph Nader

"The 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments: A panel discussion"
Allan Stokes, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources; Peter Thorne, UI Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health; Jerald Schnoor, UI Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering; Robert Patrick, U.S. EPA Region 7

"Natural cleansing and bioremediation of oiled shoreline in Prince William Sound" 
Hans O. Jahns, Exxon Production Research Company

"Great Lakes Initiative to protect streams from toxics: Too early or too late?"
William Beranek, Indiana Environmental Institute, Inc.

"The New Jersey case-control radon study: Policy implications"
Judith Klotz, New Jersey State Department of Health

"Fate and transport of alachlor and atrazine in the subsurface environment: Laboratory and field studies" 
Gene Parkin, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa

"The Statewide Rural Well Water Survey" 
Burton Kross, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa

"The National Alachlor Well-Water Survey: An overview" 
Larry Holden, Andrew Klein, Monsanto Agricultural Company

"The role of hazardous waste cleanup in protecting human health" 
J. Winston Porter, Solid Waste and Emergency Response, U.S. EPA

"Environmental epidemiology: Separating politics and science"
Michael Gough, Environ Corporation

"Endangerment assessment at Superfund sites" 
Jerald Schnoor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Iowa

"Love Canal: At the frontier of science and politics" 
John Deegan, Jr, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Northern Iowa

"Trihalomethanes in Iowa municipal drinking water supplies"
Charles Lynch, Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa

"Sustainable agriculture and environmental health" 
David Osterberg, Iowa House of Representatives

"Agent Orange: The misuse and abuse of science by the United States government" 
Jeanne M. Stellman, School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York

"Studies of non-occupational radon exposure and lung cancer"
John Neuberger, Department of Preventive Medicine, the University of Kansas

"The annual report on carcinogens: A study in science, policy and the law" 
Dorothy Canter, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

"Risk assessment and EPA drinking water standards" 
Joseph Cotruvo, PhD, U.S. EPA