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Friday, June 17, 2022
9:00 am – 11:10 am CDT (incl. a 10 min break)


Presented by
Dr. Seetha Coleman-Kammula

 Agenda Highlights:
What are PFAS compounds and their history and uses?
Where are they found in the environment and how do they get there?
Fate and transport in the environment
Our drinking water as the major source of PFAS exposure
Health effects of PFAS exposure
What are the current regulations for drinking water contamination?
What do water companies do to remove them from water?
What we can do at home – testing and home filtration


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Dr. Seetha Coleman-Kammula

Seetha Coleman-Kammula, PhD, President and Executive Director of PFAS Solutions.
Dr. Coleman-Kammula, one of the co-founders of the center is a serial entrepreneur and a former Senior Vice President of Basell, a Royal Dutch Shell and BASF joint venture. She started as a research scientist in Amsterdam and held diverse positions in 4 countries managing R&D, strategy, and business units. After retiring from Shell Dr. Coleman-Kammula served on Dow Chemical Company’s sustainability external advisory board and founded Simply Sustain LLC, a management consulting company in sustainability. She currently leads the Center for PFAS Solutions.

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Course Title: An Overview of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in the Environment

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This two-hour course provides an overview of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), where they are found in the environment, how they got there, how they are transported, the dangers associated with them, the regulations surrounding them and how to remove them at both a commercial and individual level.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss what PFAS compounds are, their history and usage, where they are found in the environment and how they got there.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the ways in which PFAS is transported through the environment and related hydrologic principles.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify the effects of PFAS exposure on human health.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss the current regulations for drinking water contamination and what water companies do to remove PFAS from the water.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to analyze water at an individual level through testing and home filtration.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of hydrologic principles

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 

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