Apr 19, 2012
How Airborne Particles Affect Your Health: Recent Evidence, Remaining Challenges, and What They Mean for Environmental Policy
Thursday, April 26
3:00 - 4:30 pm, reception to follow
Feinstone Hall, Bloomberg School of Public Health
The Symposium features Michelle Bell, Professor of Environmental Health at Yale University, who will discuss how airborne particles affect your health, along with a look at recent evidence, remaining challenges, and what they mean for environmental policy. Dr. Bell’s presentation will be followed by a discussion with JHU Professors Hugh Ellis of the Department of Geography & Environmental Engineering and Roger Peng of the Department of Biostatistics, with remarks by Marsha Wills-Karp, Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, and Benjamin Hobbs, Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering and E²SHI director.
Whether you are interested in atmospheric systems, chemistry, environmental engineering, public health, and/or policy, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear Dr. Bell speak, to learn more about E²SHI’s interdisciplinary research and education activities, and to network!
E²SHI is an interdisciplinary, university-wide institute of Hopkins, formed to address critical issues related to environmental sustainability, including energy challenges and health impacts. E²SHI facilitates, coordinates, and motivates interdisciplinary and interdivisional projects focusing on research, education, and policy. For more information about E²SHI, visit http://e2shi.jhu.edu.