Friday, April 11, 2014
Distinguished Women in Environmental Health Sciences Alumni Panel Time: 12:00p - 5:30p Location: Becton Dickinson Hall (W1020) Details:
Please join us on Friday, April 11, 2014 as the Polly Walker Ecology Fund and the Department of
Environmental Health Sciences Grand Rounds host an afternoon symposium to celebrate Distinguished Women in Environmental Health Sciences.
The symposium will begin at 12 noon, with Robert Musil PhD, MPH ‘01 as the EHS Grand Rounds Speaker. Bob will discuss the research leading to his new book on great women leaders in Environmental Health, including Rachel Carson, Anna Baetjer, Harriet Hardy, and others, entitled “Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment” (Rutgers University Press, 2014).
Robert K. Musil, PhD, MPH ‘01 is Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, School of Public Affairs, American University, where he teaches about climate change, American environmental politics and in the Nuclear Studies Institute. He also has been a Visiting Scholar at the Churches’ Center for Theology and Public Policy, Wesley Theological Seminary, where he taught about religious responses to global warming and security threats.
From 2-4PM we will feature contemporary female American environmental leaders, who are alumni of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. They will discuss their current work, reflect on their training and the influence of the women scientists, writers, and environment and human health advocates who inspired their interest in exploring the links between environmental pollution and human health. Speakers will be announced shortly.
The afternoon will conclude with a Wine and Cheese Reception in the Gallery. We hope to see you the afternoon of Friday, April 11th, 2014! Please join us for as much of the day as you can. RSVP by clicking here.
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