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Environmental Justice in the hands of the community

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This presentation will explore Dr. Wilson's work in the environmental health and justice field, specifically pertaining to community-engaged research. It will identify the actions taken to address environmental justice and health issues within community-based participatory research and other studies. 

About the speaker: Dr. Sacoby Wilson is an Associate Professor with the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Health.  Dr. Wilson has 15 years of experience as an environmental health scientist in the areas of exposure science, environmental justice, environmental health disparities, community-engaged research including crowd science and community-based participatory research (CBPR), water quality analysis, air pollution studies, built environment, industrial animal production, climate change, community resiliency, and sustainability. He works primarily in partnership with community-based organizations to study and address environmental justice and health issues and translate research to action.

Read more about Dr. Wilson's background in environmental justice here!


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