“Health Risks Associated With Non-Occupational Asbestos Exposure” by Captain Aubrey K. Miller, M.D., M.P.H.
ADAO’s 8th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference, “Asbestos: An International Public Health Crisis,” to be held March 30 – April 1, 2012, will bring together some of the world’s greatest minds to discuss the impact of asbestos on public health, the environment, and the economy. To get an idea of the exceptional speakers you’ll see this year, view a presentation from last year’s 2011 Asbestos Awareness Conference, ”Health Risks Associated With Non-Occupational Asbestos Exposure” by Captain Aubrey K Miller, M.D., M.P.H.
Captain Aubrey K. Miller, M.D., M.P.H., is currently Senior Medical Advisor, Office of the Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has responsibility for strategic planning and coordination of environmental health issues and activities among HHS and other federal agencies including supervisory oversight of the NIEHS office in Bethesda, MD. He has had extensive involvement in the Gulf Oil Spill (GOS) response providing testimonies before US Senate and House Committees on the health concerns of environmental exposures, initiating and co-chairing a federal interagency workgroup to identify and coordinate human health research needs, facilitating an NIEHS-sponsored federal workshop to assess current and future toxicology research needs, and an Associate Investigator for a new longitudinal cohort study (GuLF STUDY) to evaluate the health effects of over 50,000 workers involved in the GOS clean-up. Captain Miller has been extensively involved with the response to asbestos contamination in Libby, Montana; assessing health effects, exposures, and facilitating improved access to health care for members of Community.