9:50 a.m.

Setting the Stage for Health: Why Fracking, Why Now?: Identifying Key Issues That Are Unique and Potential Priorities

Linda A. McCauley, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, FAAOHN

Dean, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Emory University

10:10 a.m.

The Geographic Footprint

Michael Focazio, Ph.D.

Assistant Program Coordinator

Toxic Substances Hydrology Program

U.S. Geological Survey

10:30 a.m.

Assessing the Perceived and Real Environmental Consequences of Shale Gas Development

Charles G. Groat, Ph.D.

John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Chair in Energy and Mineral Resources

Department of Geological Sciences

Professor of Geological Sciences and Public Affairs

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

The University of Texas at Austin

10:50 a.m.


Moderator: Anne M. Sweeney, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics School of Rural Public Health

Texas A&M University

11:20 a.m.

NIOSH Field Effort to Assess Chemical Exposures in Oil and Gas Workers

Eric J. Esswein, M.S.P.H.

Senior Industrial Hygienist

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11:40 a.m.


Moderator: Linda A. McCauley, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, FAAOHN

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