The Children’s Environmental Precision Health Institute (CEPH) and the Institute for Cyber Physical Infrastructure and Energy (I-CPIE) invite the Lehigh community to a webinar on Tuesday, November 15 at 12:00 Noon.  The webinar will be held via zoom only. 

Free registration is required at this link

Speaker: Dr. Frederica Perera, DrPH, PhD

Title: Children’s Health, Climate Change, and Fossil-fuel Pollution: The Closing Window for Action

About the speaker:

Frederica P. Perera is a professor of Environmental HealthSciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and founder of the Columbia Center for Children’sEnvironmental Health where she served as director from 1998- 2019. She now leads the Center’s Program in translational Research. Dr. Pererais internationally recognized for pioneering the field of molecular epidemiology, utilizing biomarkers to understand links between environmental exposures and disease. The exposures studied include air pollution, toxic chemicals, and pesticides, with a particular focus on the adverse effects of prenatal and early childhood exposures. Her current research addresses the multiple impacts on children's health and the development of climate change and air pollution due to fossil fuel emissions and the health and economic benefits of policies to reduce those emissions. She is the author of over 400publications, including 350 peer-reviewed articles, and has received numerous honors.

Here is information on a new book Children’s Health and the Peril of Climate Change on Amazon new book and on the Oxford University Press website.

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