May 13th 2020
INFORMATION NOTE ON THE SITUATION OF CHEMICAL RISKS MANAGEMENT IN MEXICO AND IMPLICATIONS FOR A NATIONAL POLICY: TECHNICAL MEETING AND THEMATIC MEETINGS (September 17-18, 2019) Please see attached document provided by Dr. Carlos Santos-Burgoa, Member of the National Academy of Medicine, Fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini and Professor of Global Health and Environmental and Occupational Health at The George Washington University. This document summarizes the results of the chemical world meeting held in Mexico in September, 2019.
Download document here.
May 5th 2020
Collegium Ramazzini Statement: PREVENTION OF WORK-RELATED INFECTION IN THE COVID-19 PANDEMICThe Collegium Ramazzini calls urgently for preventive measures internationally and in every country to reduce risk of COVID-19 infection in workers.
Read the full Statement here.
March 2nd 2020
Eulogy: Dr. Charles Xintaras, Sc.D.Collegium Ramazzini Fellow (emeritus) Dr. Charles Xintaras passed on March 2, 2020, at the age of 91 years, 6 months, in peace at his daughter's home in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. Xintaras was a native of New Bedford, Massachusetts, a graduate of Harvard University, majoring in biochemistry, a U.S. Navy corpsman in World War II, and a pioneer in the development of what became known as neurobehavioral toxicology. He received his Sc.D. in industrial hygiene from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Xintaras led research teams at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in studies of workplace and community air pollution environments.
In the 1970s Dr. Xintaras was secunded by NIOSH to help organize and implement a program of occupational health at the Geneva headquarters of the World Health Organization. Following his retirement from the U.S. Public Health Service, Dr. Xintaras relocated to Athens, Greece, where he served as a volunteer consultant to University of Athens medical students. Fluent in English, Greek, and French, he advised faculty and students on issues of research and publications. Dr. Xintaras is survived by a daughter and a son and many friends who benefitted from his acts of kindness and generosity.
September 11th - 26th.2019
Collegium Ramazzini supports the work of Dr. Bulent Sik, Turkey The Collegium Ramazzini expresses grave concern over the prosecution of Dr.
Bulent Şık, a distinguished food engineer, for announcing the findings of a cancer
research study in which he participated that was conducted by the Turkish Ministry
Here is the letter of support sent to the Turkish authorities.