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Exposure to Environmental Chemicals and Effect on Neurodevelopment

Tracey J. Woodruff, PhD, MPH
Alison S. Carlson Endowed Professor • Director, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment • Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences • UCSF School of Medicine


Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the main sources and pathways of developmental exposure to environmental chemicals and the prevalence of exposure
  • Name intrinsic and extrinsic factors that increase or decrease vulnerability to exposure and adverse health outcomes
  • Explain how the health impacts of environmental exposure are distributed unequally within and between populations
  • Identify how environmental exposures can contribute to adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes
  • Understand how clinicians can contribute to solutions to prevent harmful environmental exposures


UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and pharmacists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

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