Thursday, August 5, 2021

Samaritan CME Live Webinar September 22: Agent Orange - Health Effects on Veterans


“Agent Orange: Health Effects on Veterans”


Mitchell Turker, PhD, JD

Professor, Medical Genetics, OHSU


September 22, 2021 12:30-1:30pm

MS Teams Meeting 

(Contact Kyle @


Activity Objectives:

  • Review what is known about health effects from exposure to Agent Orange and its most toxic ingredient, dioxin
  • Explain why we do not have a complete picture of the health effects from Agent Orange exposure
  • Explain the regulatory approach that was created to deal with Vietnam Veteran concerns that their long-term health was negatively impacted from their exposure to Agent Orange and other defoliants


Samaritan Health Services is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Samaritan Health Services designates this live activity for a maximum of one (1) AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Dr. Turker and the planners for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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