MBCC Webinar Past Recordings

Please visit the links below for recordings from the MBCC Webinar Series. View the Webinar List to view our schedule of upcoming speakers.

Past Recordings

PFAS and Health Effects: Scientists and Activists Working Together

  featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Senior Scientist, Silent Spring Institute (November 2021)

Breast Cancer Trends: The Importance of Prevention

  featuring Dr. Jill Oxley, MD, FACS, the Director of Cape Cod Hospitals’ breast program. (October 2021)

Environmental Chemicals in Breast Developmental Timing

  featuring Dr. Sue Fenton, the Group Leader for Reproductive Endocrinology in the National Toxicology Program Laboratory (September 2021)

PFAS in Food Packaging and Related Policy Challenges

  featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute, State Senator Michael Moore, Mark Ells, Barnstable Town Manager, and Mia Caldwell, Student (August 2021)

Sixty Years of Failure on Food Chemical Safety and the Increased Risk of Chronic Diseases

     featuring Dr. Maricel Maffini, Independent Consultant (August 2021)

The Health Impacts of Cell Phone Radiation

     featuring Theodora Scarato MSW, Environmental Health Trust (July 2021)

An Update on STEEP (Sources, Transport, Exposures & Effects of PFAS) Superfund

    featuring Dr. Rainer Lohmann, University of Rhode Island (June 2021)

Working with Diverse Communities to Explore Environmental Health

     featuring Dr. Courtney Carignan, Michigan State University (May 2021)

Changing Public Policy, Protecting Public Health

     featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute, State Representative Jack Patrick Lewis, and State Senator Michael Moore (May 2021)

Breast Cancer Care in Communities of Color

      featuring MBCC Board Member Hope White, Codman Square Health Center (April 2021)

The BCERP Legacy: Windows of Susceptibility to Environmental Risks of Breast Cancer

      featuring Dr. Gwen Collman, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (April 2021)

Does Carcinogenesis Start in the Womb?

      featuring Dr. Ana Soto, Tufts University School of Medicine (March 2021)

Personal Care Product Use Among Women of Diverse Communities

      featuring Dr. Robin Dodson, Silent Spring Institute (January 2021)

PFAS in Food Packaging: What you should know and what you can do

      featuring Dr. Arlene Blum, Green Science Policy Institute, Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute, and Dr. Maricel Maffini, Environmental Scientist and Independent Consultant (December 2020)

PFAS Effects on the Immune System: What Do We Know and What are the Links to COVID-19

      featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute (October 2020)

How PFAS Activism Has Shaped Public Health Policies in Massachusetts and Beyond

      featuring Dr. Jennie Liss Ohayon, Silent Spring Insitute (August 2020)

Disparities and Inequities in Breast Cancer Care

       featuring Hope White, Codman Square Health Center (July 2020)

PFAS in the Environment: The International Perspective

       featuring Dr. Rainer Lohmann, University of Rhode Island (July 2020)

The After-effects of Breast Cancer Treatments

        featuring Dr. Jill S. Oxley, MD, Cape Cod Hospital (May 2020)

Protecting Children from Drinking Water Contaminants

        featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute, and Dr. Phil Brown, Northeastern University (January 2020)

Breast Pathology 101

        featuring Dr. Michael Misialek, Newton-Wellesley Hospital (November 2019)

PFAS in MA Drinking Water: An Update on Research and Regulations

        featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute (October 2019)

Role of Affected Residents in Discovering and Acting on Environmental Contaminants

        featuring Dr. Phil Brown, Northeastern University (October 2019)

Crowdsourced Biomonitoring: Measuring Chemical Body Burdens in a Population of Concerned Consumers

        featuring Dr. Robin Dodson, Silent Spring Institute (September 2019)

Breast Cancer and Stress: The Role of Stress and How to Manage it

       featuring Dr. Jamie Jacobs, Massachusetts General Hospital (April 2019)

How Everyday Products Can Contribute to PFAS Exposure

       featuring Katie Boronow, Silent Spring Institute (March 2019)

PFAS in Drinking Water: An Update

       featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute, and Alyson McCann, University of Rhode Island (January 2019)

Following Your Specimen Through the Lab: Understanding Your Pathology Report

        featuring Dr. Michael Misialek, Newton-Wellesley Hospital (November 2018)

Finding Chemical Pollutants that Increase Breast Cancer Risk

        featuring Ruthann Rudel, Silent Spring Institute (October 2018)

The Health Impact of Cell Phone Radiation

        featuring Dr. Devra Lee Davis, Environmental Health Trust (September 2018)

Highly Fluorinated Chemicals in Drinking Water

        featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute, and Alyson McCann, University of Rhode Island (May 2018)

The Precautionary Principle: What’s in it for you?

        featuring Dr. Carlos Sonnenschein, Tufts Medical School (March 2018)

Toxic Legacy of Early Life Exposure To Tetrachloroethylene-contaminated Drinking Water

        featuring Dr. Ann Aschengrau, Boston University (January 2018)

Environmental Chemicals and Breast Cancer

        featuring Kathryn Rodgers, Silent Spring Institute (October 2017)

Update on Breast Cancer and the Environment: Xenoestrogens in the 21st Century 

featuring Dr. Devra Lee Davis, Environmental Health Trust (September 2017)

Emerging Contaminants in Massachusetts Drinking Water

featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute (April 2017)

Does Carcinogenesis Start in the Womb? Endocrine Disruptors and Breast Cancer

featuring Dr. Ana Soto, Tufts University School of Medicine (February 2017)

Personalized Decision Making in Breast Cancer. Why Prevention Matters More Than Ever

featuring Dr. John Erban, Tufts Cancer Center (November 2016)

Perchloroethylene, Breast Cancer, and Prevention

featuring Dr. Richard Clapp (May 2016)

Inside Detox Me – A New Mobile App from Silent Spring Institute

featuring Dr. Jessica Helm, Silent Spring Institute (March 2016)

Fluorinated Chemicals in Consumer Products and Drinking Water: Health Concerns and Tips for Reducing Your Exposure

featuring Dr. Laurel Schaider, Silent Spring Institute (February 2016)