DATE CORRECTION--Nov. 14--WSU Vancouver presents environmental health expert
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver’s Center for Social and Environmental Justice will present environmental health expert Kate Davies at 2:50 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Undergraduate Building, Room 125. Her lecture “The U.S. Environmental Health Movement: Strategies and Successes,” is free and open to the public.
Davies wrote “The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement.” It is the first book to tell the story of the U.S. environmental health movement, which focuses on preventing the effects of toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environment on human health and well-being. In the book, Davies describes the movement’s historical, ideological and cultural roots, and analyzes its organizations, strategies and successes.
Davies has been an environmental health activist for 35 years. She is a clinical associate professor at the University of Washington, core faculty at Antioch University Seattle and a trainer at the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice.
To learn more about “The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement,” visit environmentalhealthmovement.org.
WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave., east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205 and is accessible via C-Tran bus service. Parking is available at meters and in the Blue Daily Pay lot for $3.
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