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Public Health Grand Rounds

Linking Research to Community Health Improvement

Jointly sponsored by: Department of Public Health Sciences and Center for Community Health

Opportunities and Challenges in Global Environmental Health

manMark Gregory Robson, PhD, MPH, DrPH
Dean of Agricultural and Urban Programs Professor of Entomology, Professor of Public Health
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences - Rutgers University

In this presentation, Dr. Robson will discuss some of the opportunities and challenges in global and environmental health using examples from several regions of the world.  He will discuss training programs to meet these challenges, as well as government workshops, funded research, and local programs for community members. He will also illustrate a pesticide research and training project he and his team conducted. Dr. Robson’s discussion will close with some follow-up projects related to the tsunami and earthquake in Southern Thailand and Northern Indonesia from 2004.

Friday, October 19, 2012
Helen Wood Hall Auditorium - Room 1.304
12 pm – 1 pm

A light luncheon will be provided.


ASL interpreters or other accommodations are available upon request.
Contact Tracie Norman at with requests and/or questions.

 This seminar series is funded in part by Cooperative Agreement #5U36CD319276CFDA93.283, which is shared by the American Association for Medical Colleges and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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