Timothy Ford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, recently gave the keynote address titled “Global Issues in Water and Health” at the University of Wisconsin’s annual Global Health Symposium held on Tuesday, April 4, at the Madison campus.
Borofski traveled to the meeting through a Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) epidemiologist Danelle Lobdell will keynote the School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) Dean's Symposium on “Healthy Communities: Health Equity and Environmental Justice.” The event will be held Tuesday, April 25, from 1:00 - 3:30 pm in the Campus Center’s Amherst Room (10th Floor).
The International Dose-Response Society has announced a free conference LIVESTREAM will be available for its 16th annual conference being held April 18-19.
The poster winners are Alexandra Olmsted (1st place), Aurora Foster (2nd place), and Sridurgadevi Kolla (3rd place). Lindsey Russo was named the Delta Omega abstract winner.
Pallavi Pant, a postdoctoral researcher in Environmental Health Sciences, recently spoke with The Times of India about research she co-authored comparing pollution exposures for various modes of transportation in Delhi, India. Pant, who works with Associate Professor Richard Peltier in his lab, was the lead author on a journal article that found travelers in rickshaws were exposed to the most pollutants.
New faculty include Timothy Ford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences; Associate Professor of Community Health Education Susan Shaw; and Assistant Professors Xiangrong Kong (Biostatistics) and Sara Mamo (Communication Disorders).
The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.
The SPHHS recipients were Aline Gubrium, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, Krystal Pollitt, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, and Ning Zhang, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management.
The interview, part of Clean Water's efforts in honor of International Women's Day, examines Vandenberg's path to environmental health research, sexism in the sciences, and the importance of women mentors.
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