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The Fight for Environmental Justice During a Syndemic: Toxic Racism, Hazards, Climates, and Viruses
November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Population Health Spotlight Series, traditionally held on Drexel’s campus, is an opportunity to hear about innovative public health research and practice that is happening locally, nationally, and globally with a focus on improving population health and eliminating health disparities.
About the Speaker:
Sacoby Wilson, PhD, is an associate professor at the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland-College Park.
Wilson has over 15 years of experience as an environmental health scientist in the areas of exposure science, environmental justice, environmental health disparities, community-engaged research including crowd science and community-based participatory research (CBPR), water quality analysis, air pollution studies, built environment, industrial animal production, climate change, community resiliency, and sustainability. He works primarily in partnership with community-based organizations to study and address environmental justice and health issues and translate research to action.