Endocrine Disruption at the Top of the World – State of the Science with a Message from Alaska
October 26, 2016 @ 9:00am (AKDT)
This teleconference was recorded on October 26, 2016. Dr. Carol Kwiatkowski, Executive Director of TEDX discussed highlights of 25 years of endocrine disruption science. She spoke about recent scientific advances and how hormone disruption may be a common causative factor in many diseases and disorders of the modern world. Dr. Kwiatkowski also shared her impressions from the 2016 Children’s Environmental Health Summit, “Protecting Children at the Top of the World,” and how the stories of Alaska hold lessons for us all.
Carol Kwiatkowski, PhD, is the Executive Director of The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX) and an Assistant Professor Adjunct at the University of Colorado Boulder in the Department of Integrative Physiology. She is responsible for developing the products and services, communication strategies and funding support necessary to carry out the TEDX mission. Dr. Kwiatkowski studied Cognitive Science at the University of Denver, where she received her Ph.D. in 1995. Prior to joining TEDX, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.