Notes from the Field: Lead Poisoning Cases and Chemical Management

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This webinar originally presented on April 19, 2021. It provides a general overview on lead exposure in children. Dr. Helen Binns provides a comprehensive overview of when and how to identify the effects of lead poisoning. The following also discusses: the sources of lead poisoning, case studies of children who have been exposed, guidance for screenings and opportunities to manage these exposures. 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the effects of lead poisoning on children
  2. Review sources of lead exposure
  3. Discuss lead screening and management



Helen J. Binns, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics of Preventive Medicine. Pediatrician, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's of Chicago

Dr. Helen Binns is Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. She directs the Lead Evaluation Program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She completed medical school at Northwestern University, a pediatric residency, and Ambulatory Pediatrics Fellowship at Children’s Memorial Hospital (now Lurie Children’s) and obtained a Master’s in Public Health degree in epidemiology at University of Illinois at Chicago. She is past chairperson of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Environmental Health. She has been medical advisor to the State of Illinois Lead Program and is a member of the EPA Region 5 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit.

Disclaimer: This course was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and funded (in part) by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports the PEHSUs by providing partial funding to CDC/ATSDR through an Inter-Agency Agreement. The findings and conclusions presented have not been formally disseminated by CDC/ATSDR or EPA and should not be construed to represent any agency determination or policy. Use of trade names that may be mentioned is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the CDC/ATSDR or EPA.



Notes from the Field: Lead Poisoning Cases and Chemical Management
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