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  • 17 Mar 2020 10:23 AM | John Masters (Administrator)

    FDA and NEHA will be offering ER310 at NEHA’s AEC pre-conference in NYC.


    What: ER310: Food Safety Issues in the event of Disasters

    When: Sunday, July 12th (0800– 1700) & Monday, July 13th (0800– 1200)

    Target Audience: EHOs with minimal experience responding to food safety disaster events

    Cost: Free, Pre-Registration Required



    Please see flyer attached for more details.

    2020 EHOPAC_Webinar_NEHA_FOOD_SAFETY.docx

  • 14 Feb 2020 4:56 PM | John Masters (Administrator)

    We are pleased to announce that the Uniformed Services Environmental Health Association (USEHA) will again offer a scholarship for full conference registration to the 2020 National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) Annual Educational Conference (AEC). (See Flyer below)


    This year's NEHA conference will be held in New York City from 13-16 July 2020.


    Note: Scholarship applicants must be a USEHA member in good standing with our organization. All active duty, reserves, and guard members within the ranks of O-1 to O-3 and E-1 to E-6 are encouraged to apply. Members of the USEHA Executive Council are NOT eligible.


    The scholarship includes:

    • Full conference registration paid directly to NEHA.
    • $500 stipend paid directly to the scholarship recipient to put towards lodging, meals, and other incidentals.

    To apply for the scholarship, submit a statement of purpose (less than one page) indicating what you hope to gain from attending the NEHA conference. Include your name, rank, branch of service, and contact information. Submit your statement of purpose to LCDR Kazu Okumura Kazuhiro.okumura@fda.hhs.gov by 1 April 2020.


    For more information on the 2020 NEHA AEC, visit https://neha.org/news-events/aec-annual-educational-conference-0


    2020 USEHA Scholarship for NEHA Conference Attendance final.pdf

  • 20 Dec 2019 3:48 PM | John Masters (Administrator)

    >> the POC is listed at the end of the announcement <<

    Greetings,


    The Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center presents the 28th Annual Joint Safety and Environmental Professional Development Symposium (PDS) convening April 6-10, 2020. The PDS is a professional development opportunity for Department of Defense uniformed and civilian professionals to share innovative ideas and new trends and information in areas of safety and occupational health, environmental protection, and industrial hygiene. The event is hosted in an online venue using the web conferencing tool Adobe Connect and is provided at no cost to presenters or attendees.


    The 27th Annual Joint Safety and Environmental Professional Development Symposium provided 100+ educational sessions to more than 1750 registered participants from 50 states, one United States territory, and 23 countries. Participants backgrounds ranged from safety, industrial hygiene, environmental, occupational health, public health, radiation health, occupational medicine, and energy. Please visit http://jointpds.adobeconnect.com/pdsaar2019/ for highlights from last year’s event.


    The conference planning team is looking for claimant meeting sponsors and breakout session presenters. All meetings and sessions will be hosted via Adobe Connect allowing presentations from across the globe. All meetings and sessions will provide users a certificate of attendance documenting continuing education credits earned.

    Claimant meeting sponsors and breakout session presenters will be assigned a PDS point of contact to assist before and during the event. Training on how to use the technology to present content and engage a virtual audience will be provided.


    Claimant meetings provide up to 25 different organizations the opportunity to host a one-day conference on April 6, 2020. This time will allow organizations the opportunity to host sessions specific to their organization. Topics can range from trending issues, updates, training, etc. The meeting sponsor will be responsible for the agenda and content presented during the meeting. All content must be unclassified and releasable to the public. To submit a claimant meeting request, visit http://jointpds.adobeconnect.com/pds2020presenters/event/speaker_info.html


    Breakout Presentations from all government, industry, and academic agencies will be considered. Presenters have the opportunity to reach a large target audience during their virtual session. The 2019 average session attendance was over 80 participants. Presentations may cover anything within the following broad topics:

    • Health and Safety for Disaster Response and Recovery
    • General Safety
    • Operational Safety
    • Occupational Safety and Health
    • Industrial Hygiene
    • Occupational Medicine
    • Radiation and Laser Safety
    • Environmental Protection

    Please consider sharing your knowledge and experience by presenting at the 2020 PDS. If you are interested in presenting, copy and paste the submissions link below into your browser. Follow the screen prompt to submit your presentation proposal by February 22, 2020. Information submitted in your proposal will be provided to registered attendees via the event website. Please ensure the information provided reflects the intent of your presentation.


    Proposal submission:

    http://jointpds.adobeconnect.com/pds2020presenters/event/registration.html


    Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 28th Annual Joint Safety and Environmental PDS. Please contact the PDS committee at NAVSAFENVTRACEN_JOINT_PDS@navy.mil if you have questions regarding this year’s event.


    Very respectfully,

    Cary J. Isaacson, CIH, CSP

    CDR, MSC, USN

    Commanding Officer

    Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center

  • 04 Dec 2019 10:07 AM | John Masters (Administrator)

    Reminder that The Uniformed Services Environmental Health Association (USEHA) annual Technical Educational Program and Business Meeting will be held at the NEHA Annual Educational Program & Exhibition in New York, NY


    USEHA is still seeking presentations that address the latest advances and concerns in environmental/public health that are associated with the uniformed services.


    The deadline for 15 December 2019 there is a small amount of flexibility on the deadline as NEHA allows us extra leeway in determining our speakers. But please do not wait to send in your abstracts.  If you are planning on attending and want to put in an abstract do it as soon as possible to meet the deadline or contact Dr. Roberts for questions on submitting abstracts. welford@erols.com.


    2020 USEHA Call_Abstracts_1st Call.pdf


    2020 USEHA Abstract Submission Form.pdf


    2020 USEHA Abstract Submission Form.docx



  • 08 Nov 2019 1:18 PM | John Masters (Administrator)

    Here are the meeting minutes from the 1 Oct council meeting


    01OCT19 - USEHA Exec Council Meeting Minutes.pdf

  • 16 Oct 2019 3:43 PM | John Masters (Administrator)

    The Uniformed Services Environmental Health Association (USEHA) proudly announces its annual Technical Educational Program and Business Meeting to be held at the NEHA Annual Educational Program & Exhibition in New York, NY


    USEHA is seeking presentations that address the latest advances and concerns in environmental/public health that are associated with the uniformed services.


    Questions on submitting abstracts should be directed to Dr. Roberts, welford@erols.com. Deadline for submission is 15 December 2019



    2020 USEHA Call_Abstracts_1st Call


    2020 USEHA Abstract submission word file


    2020 USEHA Abstract Submission Form fillable pdf


  • 19 Jun 2019 3:19 PM | John Masters (Administrator)

    LCDR Katie L. Bante, MPH, REHS/RS

    Recipient of the 2019 Walter F. Snyder Award


    The Snyder Award honors NSF International’s cofounder and first executive director, Walter F. Snyder, who provided outstanding contributions to the advancement of environmental and public health.  The prestigious award is given annually in honor of NSF International’s cofounder and first executive director Walter F. Snyder for outstanding contributions to the advancement of environmental health.


    Please see attached document to read all about this years recipient, LCDR Katie Bante.

    Please click HERE >> 2019 Snyder Award PR FINAL.pdf



  • 07 May 2019 10:21 PM | John Masters (Administrator)

    Due 31 May 2019


    This is a great opportunity to serve on the Uniformed Services Environmental Health Association (USEHA) Executive Council. USEHA is accepting self-nominations for:

    *President-Elect: Term as President-Elect begins July 2019. This person commits to serving as the President beginning in June/July of 2021. The individual may be from any Uniformed Service, including retirees, except Public Health Service, as the current President-Elect is a Public Health Service officer.

    *Secretary/Treasurer: Individual may be from any Uniformed Service, including retirees; term begins July 2019.

    Term lengths are for two years. The Secretary/Treasurer may serve two successive terms. Candidates for officer positions must be both NEHA and USEHA members in good standing with the organization.

    Send self-nominations to CPT Jessica Houfek at jessica.d.houfek.mil@mail.mil.

    If you have questions about the Executive Council, please contact LCDR Kazu Okumura, Kazuhiro.okumura@fda.hhs.gov

    The self-nomination should include your name, rank, branch of service, the position you wish to be elected to, and a brief statement (less than a page) explaining why you wish to serve in the position. Nominations are due 31 May 2019. Your supervisor must sign the self-nomination acknowledging that you will be required to commit to a limited number of hours per month during the regular workday as an officer of USEHA.

    If your USEHA membership has lapsed and you would like to renew, please visit our website at www.useha.org.



  • 07 May 2019 10:20 PM | John Masters (Administrator)

    Good Morning Fellow USEHA Members,

    As you know, this summer the USEHA will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of its existence as an affiliate of the National Environmental Health Association. We will enhance our usual annual Educational Session and Business Meeting by having a reception to celebrate USEHA, its members, and our exceptional contributions to the Environmental Health profession.

    In December, I donated $300 to USEHA (through its website) to support the 50th Anniversary Celebration activities. I challenge you, my fellow USEHA members and EH professionals, to also donate to this cause. Please match or exceed my tax deductible donation; however, any donation amount will be greatly appreciated.

    Please plan to attend the conference this summer and celebrate this monumental USEHA event.

    Thank you,

    Welford

    Welford C. Roberts, Ph.D., D.A.A.S., R.S./R.E.H.S
    Lieutenant Colonel, US Army (Retired)

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