Partnerships for Change: Pursuing a Renewed Vision for Protecting Children’s Environmental Health

  • When: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 4:00-5:00 PM
  • Where: University of Rochester Medical Center, Helen Wood Hall Auditorium (1-304)
  • Who:  Nsedu Obot Witherspoon is the Executive Director of the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN), a national multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect children from environmental health hazards.

    Ms. Witherspoon’s  talk will describe CEHN’s efforts to implement its vision for protecting children’s environmental health through research, education, and policy change.  Some methods include changes in local, state, and federal policies and the contributions of scientists, public health and health care professionals, community leaders, and policy makers.

    Free and open to the public, all invited. Questions?  valerie_garrison@urmc.rochester.edu