Lunch & Learn: Mining in the Verde Valley

DID YOU KNOW?

A Deeper Dive Into Mining & Effects on Health.

What You Will Learn during our Lunch & Learn

Clemenceau Gym
Old Cottonwood School House
1 N Willard St | Cottonwood

Saturday, April 6, 2024 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Dr. Shaida Sina Facilitator of the lecture
For questions or to reserve seats text to (928) 554-5779 or email to reserve seat: Office@breakthroughmed.com
Live Presentation, capacity 75 at the Gym or Sign up on Zoom Link to hear live.

Zoom capacity 500.

Dr. Shaida Sina, Lecture Facilitator

Keynote Speaker: Yavapai County Supervisor Dr. Donna Michaels

Mining activities in our community (Jerome, Clarkdale, & Cottonwood), past and present. Where we stand with testing & remediation
1:00 – 1:45 PM

Dr. Raina Maier, Professor of Environmental Science, & Dr. Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Public Health, University of Arizona

Brief overview of Environmental Health Science Research with Mining Communities. How to collect samples for pXRF analysis in preparation for May 4th Soil Workshop
2:00 – 3:00 PM

Ginny De LaCruz – Childhood Lead Prevention Program Manager AZ Dept Health Services (Phoenix) ADHS

Ways to protect oneself from potential exposure to contaminants. Focus on dust and incidental ingestion
3:15 – 3:30 PM

Photos from the event


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