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Environmental & Occupational Health Webinar: "An Overview of Environmental Health Risk Assessment in the Federal Government" - Rachel Shaffer, PhD

THIS IS A LIVE STREAM WEBINAR ONLY. THERE IS NO IN-PERSON SESSION. About the Speaker: Dr. Rachel M. Shaffer is a post-doctoral fellow in the Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment in the U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development. Dr. Shaffer has a broad background in environmental health sciences, with graduate training spanning experimental toxicology and human epidemiological research as well as experience in science policy and risk assessment through her work at the Environmental Defense Fund. She has published on diverse topics, including air pollution, glyphosate, and food additives.  Dr. Shaffer completed her MPH and PhD at the University of Washington-Seattle School of Public Health. She also holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Yale University. Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9UbHEo4oRxq8dqt_oWtVyQ. Campus room: ZOOM webinar only - no in-person session. Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Thursday, May 26, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM. For more info visit racheltalkstox.wordpress.com.

Environmental & Occupational Health Webinar: "Asthma, The Microbiome, and Social Equity" - Ariangela Kozik, PhD

THIS IS A LIVE STREAM WEBINAR ONLY. THERE IS NO IN-PERSON SESSION. About the Speaker: Dr. Ariangela J. Kozik (Pronunciation: Ah-REE-AHN-gel-a  koh-ZIK) is a microbiologist, science communicator, and advocate for minoritized groups in STEMM. She holds a PhD in Comparative Pathobiology and is currently a research investigator at the University of Michigan in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Her research focus is the role of the respiratory microbiome and host-microbiome interactions in asthma treatment response. Dr. Kozik’s broad interests include translational systems biology of inflammatory disease, the human microbiome, and biopsychosocial frameworks to address health disparities. She is passionate about transforming systems to sustain future generations of research scientists. Her advocacy work in academic medicine has centered on racial justice and the needs of trainees with dependents. She is the co-founder and Vice President of the Black Microbiologists Association (also known as… Online Meeting Link: https://washington.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9UbHEo4oRxq8dqt_oWtVyQ. Campus room: ZOOM webinar only - no in-person session. Event Types: Academics. Lectures/Seminars. Thursday, June 2, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM. For more info visit kozimicrobe.com.