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Institute of the Environment/ Sustainable Prosperity Seminar Series
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What the Secret History of the War on Cancer Teaches Us About Wireless Radiation
 
Presented by : Devra Davis, PhD, MPH
Environmental Health Trust

 

When burgeoning alluring technology, health risks, vested interests and concerned scientists collide, things can get confusing. Epidemiologist Dr. Davis presents the current science and strategies in current debates regarding wireless radiation. 

Eminent  American epidemiologist, scientist and writer Dr. Devra Davis worked in environmental health within the US government and in academia over four decades. Dr. Davis conducted and directed reports on lead, tobacco and other environmental toxicants, and has counseled leading officials in the United States, United Nations, European Environment Agency, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, World Bank, IARC and Health Canada. In 2007, she founded the non-profit Environmental Health Trust to provide basic research and education about environmental health hazards, and promote constructive policies locally, nationally and internationally. 
 
Dr. Davis was the Founding Director of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology of the U.S. National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences; and subsequently the Center for Environmental Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and Professor of Epidemiology at the Graduate School of Public Health. In 2012 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Green America for efforts to promote environmental health issues including cell phone safety awareness.

Dr. Davis is a member of a team of scientists awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with the Honorable Al Gore, and a lead author on the assessment of climate mitigation policies by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of the United Nations Climate Convention .

Dr. Davis is author of When Smoke Ran Like Water, The Secret History of the War on Cancer and Disconnect.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
11:30 - 1:00 PM
 
1 Stewart St.
Boardroom (room 319)
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Please register by April 27. Space is limited.
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