Population growth including an aging population, preventative medicine, and improved treatment options have all contributed to an increase in the use of prescription and over-the-counter medication. While the benefits of these drugs cannot be overstated, their use does have environmental consequences. In preparation for the Spring 2014 release of EPA's proposed healthcare facility-specific pharmaceutical waste management standards, this one day symposium will explore:
The schedule will be posted online in the next few weeks, and registration will open in October. Space will be limited for this event!
The Metro Growth Center thanks Troutman Sanders LLP and CVS Caremark (the platinum sponsor) for their financial support of this program.
The Metro Growth Center is excited to announce this year's study space program, Beyond Affordable Housing: An Interdisciplinary Multinational Approach to Adequate Housing Options. This program will take place in Barcelona, Spain May 5-9, 2014.
Over the course of 5 days, participants will use Barcelona as a case study to explore:
Apply online to participate in Study Space VII. Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis and space is limited. The deadline to apply is February 7, 2014 at midnight EST.
This program is open to scholars from all related disciplines, as well as government, private sector and non-profit professionals. For more information, visit our webpage or contact Karen Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org.