Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Puget Sound OEM Grand Rounds | 5/13/10 | Dr. Butch de Castro

"Work Stress and Allostatic Load: Explaining How Work Experiences of Immigrant Workers Contribute to Disparate Health"

Butch de Castro, PhD, MSN/MPH, RN
Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychosocial and Community Health
School of Nursing, University of Washington

1. Basic concepts of allostatic load in relation to experiences of work-related stress

2. Ecological model applied to characterize how work and social stressors contribute to disparate health among immigrant workforces

3. Strategies to effectively conduct research with immigrant day laborers

6:00pm | Networking
6:45pm | Dinner
7:30pm | Presentation

The UW Club, E Stevens Way
University of Washington Seattle Campus

$50 - Please register by the Friday before
$25 - Lecture only
Special: Bring a friend who has never been to a Grand Rounds event and you both get in for $45
Register Here

This series of evening dinner and lecture sessions focuses on issues encountered by occupational and environmental health physicians and their colleagues in local, regional, national and international settings. It provides the framework for education and networking with peers as we gather, learn, and share information on current, state-of-the art topics in the field.

Join us as we explore:

-New developments in occupational and environmental medicine practice, including application of scientific discoveries in genetics, molecular biology and epidemiology

-Best practices and means for evaluating best practices in occupational and environmental medicine

-Current trends in evolving occupational and environmental medicine practice, including personnel and training needs, and future issues that will need OEM attention

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