Join the National Council on Science and the Environment and SSF in a 60 minute webinar as we opened up on some of the issues that will be addressed in NCSE’s January 2017 Annual Conference in Washington D.C.
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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Environmental Health Mission Area focuses on the interface between health and the environment, where interactions among people, the environment, and other living organisms affect the risk of toxicologic and infectious disease. The Mission characterizes the processes that affect the interaction among the physical environment, the living environment, and people, and the resulting factors that affect ecological and human exposure to disease agents.
Patti Bright, Senior Science Advisor to the USGS Environmental Health Mission Areas. Dr. Bright works for the US Geological Survey (USGS)-Environmental Health Mission Area as Senior Science Advisor. USGS Environmental Health focuses on the interface between health and the environment to better understand how interactions among people, animals (wild and domesticated) and the environment affect the risk of exposure to environmental disease agents (both toxicological and infectious). Dr. Bright also serves as the USGS Chemical and Biological Threats Preparedness and Response Coordinator, coordinating activities to address emerging health threats.
The webinar will be moderated by NCSE’s Executive Executive, Michelle Wyman and include the brilliant Tim Jackson, Professor of Sustainable Development at the University of Surrey, Director of the newly-awarded Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP), and former Economics Commissioner on the UK Sustainable Development