Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series: ‘When Disaster Strikes: Response, Research, and Recovery’

Ivan Rusyn
Ivan Rusyn

The Center for Research on Families (CRF) is presenting a talk, “When Disaster Strikes: Response, Research, and Recovery,” by Ivan Rusyn, University Professor in the department of veterinary integrative biosciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, on Monday, Dec. 7 at noon.

In this talk, Rusyn address the question, “How can we best understand and respond to environmental emergency-related contamination events such as hurricanes in Texas and North Carolina, large-scale chemical fires and flooding?” He will also address the complexities of hazardous chemical exposures, potential adverse health impacts, and the need to rapidly and comprehensively evaluate complex mixtures call for novel approaches. This presentation will describe the efforts of the Superfund Research Center at Texas A&M University that is developing exposure and hazard assessment tools that can be used by the first responders, impacted communities, and government agencies.

Registration is required for this Zoom lecture.

This lecture is part of the Tay Gavin Lecture Series. The Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series, which began in 1999 through an endowment established in memory of Tay Gavin Erickson, brings multiple speakers with expertise in family research to campus each year.