A public lecture tour March 25-26, 2014 on Toxic Chemicals and Effects on Children, Reproductive Health, and Future Generations.

Please join ACAT for a series of free public lectures with Dr. Tracey Woodruff, director of the University of California at San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment.  Dr. Tracey Woodruff is a pre-eminent scientist and speaker with expertise concerning reproductive health and the environment (especially reproductive and endocrine effects of chemical exposures). She is a professor in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences/School of Medicine and Director of the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment at the University of California at San Francisco

Resources available from the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment:

Website | All That Matters BrochuresREACH Fellowship | ACOG Committee Opinion

Listen: Green Scene Radio Interview with Dr. Tracey Woodruff and Pamela K. Miller (ACAT) by Gabrielle Barnett of KONR 106.1 FM, on air 3/28/14 at 1pm.


Tuesday March 25, 8:30-9:30 am at Providence Cancer Center Conf. Rm 2281, Anchorage

Grand Rounds – Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Among Vulnerable Patient Populations: The Role of Health Professionals in Prevention

Tracey Woodruff, UCSFLearning Objectives:

  • Recognize the environmental contributors to reproductive and pediatric health
  • Describe the prevalence and pathways of exposure to toxic environmental chemicals among pregnant women and children in the US
  • Evaluate the science linking exposure to environmental chemicals during critical and sensitive windows of development
  • Describe patient-level, health care institutional-level and policy-level interventions to prevent harmful environmental exposures

This event is sponsored by Alaska Community Action on Toxics. For more information, call 907-222-7714.


Tracey Woodruff, UCSF

Tuesday, March 25, Noon-1 pm at ANTHC, Anchorage

 The Role of Health Professionals in Preventing Exposures to Toxic Chemicals among Vulnerable Populations

Join pre-eminent scientist and speaker Dr. Tracey Woodruff, Director of University of California at San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health & the Environment for a discussion over lunch at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Office Building, Conference Room #3 on the first floor at 4000 Ambassador Dr., Anchorage. This event is sponsored by Alaska Community Action on Toxics. RSVP to heather@akaction.org or call 907-222-7714 by Friday, March 21st at 5pm. (map)


Exposure to Toxic Chemicals among Pregnant Women and Children: The Role of Prevention with Dr. Tracey Woodruff 

Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-AK)

This CHE-Alaska teleconference call was recorded on 3/25/14 as part of the Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment teleconference seminar seriesListen to the podcast of this call with Tracey Woodruff, Ph.D., MPH, Director of University of California at San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health & the Environment for a discussion on evaluating prenatal exposures to environmental chemicals and related adverse pregnancy outcomes, and characterizing developmental risks. Learn how children and pregnant women are especially vulnerable to exposures from harmful chemicals found in everyday products. Learn about the latest scientific evidence linking exposure to environmental chemicals during critical and sensitive windows of development. This event is sponsored by Alaska Community Action on Toxics.

Podcast | Presentation slides | Website


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Generations at Risk: Toxic Chemicals and Effects on Children, Reproductive Health, and Future Generations

You are invited to this free public lecture with pre-eminent scientist and speaker Dr. Tracey Woodruff, Director of University of California at San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health & the Environment. Tuesday, March 25th, 7-9 pm at UAA in Fine ARTS 150. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage Departments of Biology and Health Sciences. This event is sponsored by Alaska Community Action on Toxics, for more information call 907-222-7714 or visit https://www.akaction.org/?p=2938.

Event Flyer | Facebook Event Invitation | UAA Event Podcast

Listen to the event recording which was broadcast statewide on Alaska Public Radio on Earth Day 4/22/14 on the program Addressing Alaskans


Lunch & Learn: Children and Toxics

Generations at Risk: How SB 151 will improve the health and future of Alaskan children by preventing harmful chemical exposures

Watch this free public lunch & learn lecture with pre-eminent scientist and speaker Dr. Tracey Woodruff, Director of University of California at San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health & the Environment. Wednesday, March 26th, Noon-1 pm at the State Capitol in Butrovich Room 205.  You are invited by Senator Donny Olson and Alaska Community Action on Toxics, for more information call Senator Olson’s office at 907-465-3707 or ACAT at 907-222-7714 or visit https://www.akaction.org/?p=2938.

Watch the Lunch & Learn on Gavel to Gavel, 360 North | Listen to the podcast of the Lunch and Learn


Generations at Risk: Give Toxics the Boot with Dr. Tracey Woodruff and a film showing of Toxic Hot Seat.

Join us for a free public lecture with pre-eminent scientist and speaker Dr. Tracey Woodruff, Director of University of California at San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health & the Environment.  Wednesday, March 26th, lecture 6:30-7:30 pm, and film showing 7:30-9:30 pm at the Gold Town Nickelodeon, 171 Shattuck Way, Juneau. This event is co-sponsored by International Association of Fire FightersSafer Chemicals Healthy FamiliesToxic Hot Seat – the film’s campaign Give Toxics the Boot, and Alaska Community Action on Toxics. For more information 907-222-7714, email maricarmen@akaction.org or visit https://www.akaction.org/?p=2938.