This webinar, “An Update on PFAS in Food Packaging” features Dr. Arlene Blum, Ph.D., Executive Director of Green Science Policy Institute, Dr. Maricel Maffini, Ph.D., Environmental Health Scientist and Independent Consultant, and Dr. Laurel Schaider, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Silent Spring Institute. Dr. Jill Oxley, breast cancer surgeon and MBCC Board Member will serve as moderator. Following the panel discussion, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition and the Golden Family presented the Margo Simon Golden Distinguished Service Award to the inaugural recipient, Dr. Gwen Collman, Ph.D.
Dr. Laurel Schaider is a Senior Scientist at Silent Spring Institute where she leads the Institute’s water quality research on PFAS and other contaminants of emerging concern. She studies PFAS chemicals in drinking water, consumer products, and food, drinking water contamination from septic systems, and environmental justice disparities in drinking water quality. Download the Presentation … Read more
Dear Friend, I recall that a friend of mine, also a breast cancer survivor, said I was in for one tough year following my diagnosis in the spring of 2015. I know she was being kind and wanted to support my emotional needs through the trauma of surgery and postoperative treatment. At the time, those … Read more
Dr. Jill S. Oxley, MD, FACS, is a breast cancer surgeon with Cape Cod Hospital and the director of the hospital’s breast program. Her clinical interests include high-risk breast cancer screening and nipple-sparing mastectomy and oncoplastic breast surgery. Dr. Oxley is a member of MBCC’s Board of Directors.