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June 20, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

One Size Does Not Fit All: Understanding and Mitigating Heavy Metals in Baby Foods.

The Pediatric Environmental Health Center at Boston Children’s Hospital and the New England Region Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) welcome health professionals to attend the monthly virtual Pediatric Environmental Health (PEH) Grand Rounds.

This Grand Rounds series will provide healthcare providers with state-of-the-science content on current topics in pediatric environmental health. Such information will fill in the knowledge gaps of practitioners, enabling them to effectively counsel families whose children face possible health issues due to environmental chemicals, toxins, and other insults. The PEH Grand Rounds will also educate on practice strategies for the biomonitoring of children at risk for specific exposures to environmental pollutants.

Course Format 
This course will be Presented online via Zoom, optimizing virtual interactions between faculty and participants and facilitating interactive discussions.

Speakers:
Marissa Hauptman, MD, MPH, FAAP

The issue of heavy metals in baby foods has been highlighted periodically in news and media headlines. Families are asking pediatricians and other health professionals about the health and safety of the food they feed their children. This presentation includes useful information on heavy metals in foods as well as strategies to recommend for families to reduce their exposure and special considerations for high risk populations.

A short Q&A will follow the presentation.

General Admission (CE Credits):    $25.00

General Admission (No CE Credits): Free

Pre-registration is required. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with a registration receipt. Course access instructions will be sent 24 hours prior to the course launch. Please use an email you check frequently to ensure that you receive all of this important information.

If you have questions or need assistance with registration, please direct all inquiries to cmedepartment@childrens.harvard.edu.

Mother feeding with spoon her little baby at home.

Venue: Online

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