Making the Connection 2019 Speakers

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rebecca klaper, Phd

Professor and Director of the Great Lakes Genomics Center, School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Presentation: Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products and Nanoparticles: Effects on Aquatic Ecosystems and Human Health 

Read bio here.

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Ken rosenman, MD

Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, Chief of Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Presentation - Cancer and the Workplace: Risk, Prevention, Gender and Race Disparity, Screening and Compensation 

This presentation will discuss how the development of cancer from work is an ongoing risk and how it is both a health disparity and international health issue. Both health policy and clinical care issues will be addressed.   

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patrice sutton, MPH

 Research Scientist at University of California San Francisco, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment

Presentation: What counts? Estimating the health benefits of regulating environmental chemicals

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Environmental Justice Panel

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Janean Dilworth-Bart, PhD

Moderator

Associate Professor, Chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies in the School of Human Ecology at the UW-Madison

Read bio here.

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Dylan Jennings

Panelist

Director of Public Information, Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife 
Commission

Tribal Council Member, Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe

Read more about Dylan here.

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Maria Powell, PhD

Panelist

President, Midwest Environmental Justice Organization

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Criste Sullivan-Greening

Panelist

Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network

Read an op-ed from Criste here.