Published by Communications and Public Affairs (519) 824-4120, Ext. 56982 or 53338
February 17, 2003
Metals focus of U of G toxicology symposium
The University of Guelph's Toxicology Students' Association is hosting the 17th annual Toxicology Symposium March 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 1714 of the Lifetime Learning Centre at the Ontario Veterinary College. The event is open to the public.
The theme of the symposium is "Toxicology of Metals: Environmental and Medical Implications." Speakers will explore issues surrounding the impacts metal have on the environment and human health.
• "Occupational Health & Safety: Occupational Nuclear Medicine." David Chettle, McMaster University professor.
• "Naturopathic Medical Issues Related to Metal Toxicity." Caroline Harvey-Smith, naturopathic practitioner.
The fee for the full conference is $20 or $15 for students and includes a luncheon and refreshments. Tickets can be purchased Feb. 26 to 28 in the MacNaughton building foyer or can be reserved by contacting Vanessa Juneau at email@example.com.
For media questions, contact Communications and Public Affairs: Lori Bona Hunt (519) 824-4120, Ext. 53338, or Rachelle Cooper, (519) 824-4120, Ext. 56982.