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NIOSH Activities at the annual conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS 2018)

May 17, 2018
NIOSH Update:

Press Contact: Stephanie Stevens (202) 245-0641

ATS 2018 is a conference for respiratory medicine practitioners, scientists, clinical researchers, and related health care professionals. NIOSH researchers will present the following research throughout the conference being held May 18-23 in San Diego.

Sunday May 20, 2018, 9:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Session A22 – Novel Research on Asthma Self-Management to Reduce Health Disparities
Location: San Diego Convention Center Room 11 A-B (Upper Level)
Discussion: 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Poster 420
Title: Primary Care Clinician Adherence with Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma: The National Asthma Survey of Physicians
NIOSH presenter: Jacek Mazurek

Sunday May 20, 2018, 2:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Session A105 – Dust and Particulate Matter Exposure
Location: San Diego Convention Center Room 6 (Upper Level)
Discussion: 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM

Poster 314
Title: Non-Malignant Respiratory Disease Among Rubber Workers
NIOSH presenter: Randall Nett

Monday May 21, 2018, 9:15 AM – 4:15 PM
Session: B49 – Occupational Exposures
Location: Area B (Hall A-B2, Ground Level)
Discussion: 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM

Poster P90
Title: Dental Personnel Treated for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis at a Specialty Clinic
NIOSH presenter: Randall Nett

Session B50 – COPD
Location: San Diego Convention Center Area L (Hall A-B2, Ground Level)
Discussion: 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM

Poster P1405
Title: Validity of Self-Reported Health Professional Diagnosed Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) — National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007-2012
NIOSH presenter:  Kathleen A Clark

Tuesday May 22, 2018, 2:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Session: C106 – Occupational Lung Epidemiology
Location: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Pacific Ballroom 15-17 (North tower, 1st Floor)
Discussion: 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM

Poster 902
Title: Patterns of Progressive Massive Fibrosis on Coal Miner Chest Radiographs 2000 to 2015
NIOSH presenter: Cara Halldin

Poster 903
Title: Progressive Massive Fibrosis in Central Appalachian Coal Miners – Findings from Three Clinics
NIOSH presenter: David Blackley

Poster 909
Title: Clustering Respiratory Symptoms and Cleaning and Disinfecting Activities and Evaluating Their Associations Among Healthcare Workers
NIOSH presenter: Feng-Chiao Su

Poster 911
Title: Strategic Research Objectives for Occupational Respiratory Health from the National Occupational Research Agenda
NIOSH presenter: Paul Henneberger

Poster 912
Title: Flavoring-Related Lung Disease in a Worker at a Coffee Roasting and Packaging Facility
NIOSH presenter: Reid Harvey

Poster 913
Title: Oscillometry and HRCT Complement Spirometry in Follow-Up of Microwave Popcorn Workers
NIOSH presenter: Jean Cox-Ganser

Wednesday May 23, 2018, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Session L23 – Update on Work-related Airways Disease
Chair: David Weissman, NIOSH
Location: Room 7 A-B (Upper Level) – San Diego Convention Center

Title: Burden of Work-Related Airways Disease: Findings From National Surveillance
12:15 PM – 12:35 PM
NISOH presenter: Jacek Mazurek

Title: Emerging Issues in Small Airways Disease
12:35 PM – 12:55 PM
NIOSH presenter: Kristin J. Cummings