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2016 Shale & Public Health Conference

11-16-2016 at 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania’s “Straight Scoop on Shale” initiative and hosted by the Pitt Graduate School of Public Health. As in previous years, this year’s conference will feature important new research on shale and public health impacts.

Among the highlights of the conference: Brian Schwartz MD, of Johns Hopkins University and the Geisinger Center for Health Research, will present the study on fracking and asthma recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine (Journal of the American Medical Association)

Panel on Setbacks:                            

Marsha Haley MD Radiation Oncologist Magee-Women’s Hospital & Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, UPMC    

Adequacy of Setbacks for Hydraulic Fracturing

Jill Kriesky PhD Associate Director, SWPA-Environmental Health Project

Delphi Study on Setback Distances and Health

Eduardo (Jay) Olaguer PhD Program Director, Air Quality Science, Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) – Air Quality, Health Impacts and Citizen Monitoring: Lessons from Houston

APPROVED FOR 8 HOURS FOR NURSING CE’s AND CPHCEU’s through Mid Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center
(More information coming soon on other professional disciplines)

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.


7:30 am - 4:00 pm


University of Pittsburgh University Club
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA United States