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Planning the Future of Environmental Health Sciences

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Rick Woychik, Ph..D.

Rick Woychik, Ph.D.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture: Planning the Future of Environmental Health Sciences

Date: May 9, 2024

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  (Reception and hors d'oeuvres at 5 p.m.)

In-person: Room M203, 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, Virginia

Virtual: Watch via Zoom

While masks are not required, they will be available at the lecture should those attending in person prefer to use one.

About this Seminar

With Dr. Rick Woychik as Director, NIEHS research is reshaping our understanding of how the environment impacts human health in order to promote healthier lives. Dr. Woychik will present the revolutionary NIH Climate Change and Health Initiative Strategic Framework focusing on collaborative actions to address disproportionate effects to vulnerable populations. His talk will explore the unequal impacts of climate change, with a focus on collaborative actions taken to drive research forward. He will highlight current research efforts and discuss the vital need for innovative research strategies to mitigate risks and foster resilient communities.

Additional Details

This is a free event hosted by Dr. Michael Friedlander and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. For more information, please call 540-526-2059.

About Maury Strauss

Maury Strauss is a longtime community benefactor and businessman who supports biomedical research with the goal of energizing the local economy and improving quality of life in our neighborhoods and around the world. In order to ensure the continued success of Roanoke’s biomedical research enterprise, as well as the free public seminars, Mr. Strauss has made a generous gift to the series. Read More.

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