“Think Local, Act Global”: A Conversation on Environmental Health and Health Equity

Thursday, June 17, 2021(9:00am ET )
Hosted by CORE Group Young Professionals Network

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Dr. Joan Casey, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health

Dr. Casey received her doctoral degree from the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2014. Dr. Casey is an environmental epidemiologist who focuses on environmental health, environmental justice, and sustainability. Her research uses electronic health records and spatial statistics to study the relationship between emerging environmental exposures and population health. She also considers vulnerable populations and the implications of health disparities, particularly in an era of climate change. Dr. Casey investigates a range of exposures including unconventional natural gas and oil development, coal-fired power plants, and concentrated animal feeding operations.

Megan Piccirillo,
Program Analyst, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, USAID