Webinars: Health & Air Quality

Clearing the Smoke | Presented on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 

Residential wood burning is a major concern in many BC communities and a major source of air pollution in BC, particularly of fine particulate matter (PM2.5).   BC Lung invites you to learn about the science of wood smoke, the risks it poses to health, and what BC is doing to reduce public exposure. 

Expert speakers/moderator

  • Dr. Mike Brauer, Professor, School of Population & Public Health, UBC
  • Mark Kellerhals, Sr. Air Quality Science Officer, BC Ministry of Env. & Climate Change Strategy
  • Dr. Julie Saxton, Air Quality Planner, Air Quality and Climate Change, Metro Vancouver
  • Moderator: Dr. Chris Carlsten, Head of Respiratory Medicine, UBC



Click on the blue links below to watch past webinar recordings

June 2021: Clean Air Day Talk 

How to Prepare and Protect Yourself during Wildfire Season

Guest experts
  • Dr. Mike Brauer, Professor/Researcher, School of Population & Public Health, UBC
  • Dr. Sarah Henderson, Engineer and Epidemiologist, Sr. Environmental Scientist, BCCDC 


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