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2023 CBCRP Virtual Conference

Occupational Risks and Consumer Products Contributing to Breast Cancer
2013 Symposium Booklet cover

Conference date: January 19, 2024; 11:00AM-2:00PM PT

CBCRP is hosting our inaugural virtual breast cancer research conference where CBCRP-funded investigators will share insights into what we have learned about how the environmental exposures we face in our daily lives can affect breast cancer risk. Together attendees will explore strategies for recognizing exposures and for eliminating them. 









11:00 -11:10am

Marion Kavanaugh-Lynch, MD MPH, CBCRP


Plenary Session on Occupational Risks and Consumer Products


11:10am -12:40pm




Moderator: Erika Bell, PhD, Bay Area Cancer Connections

 Occupational Chemical Exposures in California and Breast Cancer Risk

Robert Harrison, MD, MPH, Public Health Institute and Peggy Reynolds, PhD, University of California, San Francisco

Taking Stock: Product Use Among Black and Latina Women

Bhavna Shamasunder, PhD, Occidental College and Janette Robinson Flint, Black Women for Wellness

The Impact of Public Policies on Chemical Exposures Relevant to Breast Cancer

Megan Schwarzman, MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley

Breakout Session – Translating Research to Policy



Moderator: Nancy Buermeyer, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners


A.J. Scheitler, EdD, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Garen Corbett, MS, California Health Benefits Review Program

Breakout Session - Opportunities and Pitfalls of Biomonitoring



Moderator: Veronica Vieira, DSc, University of California, Irvine


Barbara Cohn, PhD, Public Health Institute

Rachel Morello-Frosch, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Breakout Session - Leveraging Research to Address Community Concerns



Moderator: Sen Fernandez Poole, PhD, CBCRP


Polly Marshall, JD, Breast Cancer Over Time

Nayamin Martinez, MPH, Central California Environmental Justice Network

Gina Solomon, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco

Closing Session



1:45-2:00 pm

Katherine McKenzie, PhD, CBCRP