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Introduction to the Mission Section- What's ATSDR and the Public Assessment Process About?

ATSDR specializes in evaluating public health issues related to releases of toxic chemicals into the environment. To conduct a thorough evaluation of public health issues, ATSDR developed the public health assessment process. This online training program provides an overview of the information used in training ATSDR health assessors.

This introductory section discusses the following topics about ATSDR, the assessment process, and this online learning program:

Topic 1.1

The role of ATSDR

Topic 1.2

Brief description of the public health assessment process

Topic 1.3

Introduction to Oak Estates

Community  Perspectives

Why should community members learn about the public health assessment process?

Community  Perspectives

How are people in the community involved in the process?

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spacer Last updated: February 14, 2008 bullet ATSDR EPH Training Coordinator

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