ISEE 2013



Reduced rate membership in IEA offered for ISEE members

ISEE Europe Chapter Young Researchers Conference, October 20-21, 2014, Barcelona, Spain


PPTOX IV, October 26-29, 2014, Boston, MA, USA - Registration Open

ISEE Asia Chapter 4th Regional Conference, November 29 - December 2, 2014, Shanghai, China -

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Reflections on 25 years of ISEE - new essays added

How to submit contributions to ISEE pages in EPIDEMIOLOGY


ISEE, IEA, and EUPHA joint statement on European Commission's Horizon2020 Program



Studying Human Health and the Environment

The International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) provides a forum for the discussion of problems unique to the study of health and the environment. With membership open to environmental epidemiologists and other scientists worldwide, ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussions, critical reviews, collaborations and education on issues of environmental exposures and their human health effects.

Students and New Researchers Network

The SNRN is open to students, postdoctoral trainees and new researchers in environmental epidemiology or related disciplines.

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Mentorship Program
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Awards - 2013 Awards

ISEE Awards Committee presents several annual awards. Learn more about our awards.

The following awardees were honored in August 2013 at the ISEE 25th Annual Conference in Basel, Switzerland:

John Goldsmith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Epidemiology
2013 Awardee: Michal Krzyzanowski, PhD

This award recognizes environmental epidemiologists who, like John Goldsmith, serve as models of excellence in research, unwavering promotion of environmental health, and integrity. Learn more

Rebecca James Baker Award
2013 Awardee: Marie Pedersen, PhD

To honor Rebecca's memory and to encourage students and new investigators to follow her example, the Rebecca James Baker Memorial Prize is awarded each year at the ISEE annual conference. Learn more

Best Environmental Epidemiology Paper

2013 Award: Marie Pedersen, Hans von Stedingk, Maria Botsivali, et al: Birth Weight, Head Circumference, and Prenatal Exposure to Acrylamide from Maternal Diet: The European Prospective Mother-Child Study (NewGeneris). Environmental Health Perspectives, December 2012: 120:1739-1745

Honorable Mention: Linn B. Strand, Adrian G. Barnett, and Shilu Tong: Maternal Exposure to Ambient Temperature and the Risks of Preterm Birth and Stillbirth in Brisbane, Australia. American Journal of Epidemiology, January 2012: 175:99-107

The Best Environmental Epidemiology Paper award aims to recognize excellence in the field of environmental epidemiology and encourage the publication of outstanding papers. Learn more

Outstanding Abstracts and Student Posters

ISEE recognizes new researchers and students at each annual conference with awards for outstanding abstracts and student posters. Awards are given to the first author of an accepted abstract or poster presented at the conference.

2013 Outstanding Abstracts by Young Investigators
Megan Horton, PhD: Associations Between Prenatal Exposure to Polybrominated Flame Retardants and Infant Birth Outcomes
Marie Pedersen, PhD: Birth Weight, Head Circumference and Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution During Pregnancy: A European Cohort Study (ESCAPE)

2013 Outstanding Student Posters
Elaine Fuertes: A Global Analysis of Associations Between Climate, Vegetation and Intermittent and Persistent Rhinitis Prevalence
Verena Jurgens: Bayesian Spatio-temporal Modeling of Tobacco-related Cancer Mortality in Switzerland
Thuy Lam: Age at Sexual Maturity and Organochlorine Exposure Among Russian Boys


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