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Webinar: Understanding the role of human environments in disease

This presentation will bring environmental health information into the realm of clinical naturopathy. An overview of the interaction between the environment and human health will be provided. The main focus will be the discussion of key environmental hazards inducing morbidity and mortality in urban environments; such as air pollution, endocrine disrupting chemicals and heavy metals.

The naturopathic practitioner will gain an understanding of the mechanism of action for these hazards, and the appropriate naturopathic care options for reducing their health impacts. 

About the presenter

Dwan Vilcins holds a masters of public health, and is a PhD candidate at The University of Queensland exploring how environmental factors affect child health.

Dwan is an academic at the Endeavour College of Natural Health, teaching and developing nutrition, public health, and Honours subjects. 

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