Unleashing the Power of Prevention by Targeting Environmental Exposures to Toxic Chemicals and Pollutants

With Dr. Bruce Lanphear

Thursday, March 1, 2018 7:00-800 PM

H.F DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building

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Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH, is a Clinician Scientist at the BC Children’s Research Institute and a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia. Over the past decade, Dr. Lanphear has become increasingly vexed by our inability to control the “pandemic of consumption” – the largely preventable, worldwide epidemic of chronic disease and disability due to widespread exposure to industrial pollutants, environmental contaminants and excess consumption. He is leading an effort to produce videos to enhance public understanding of how our health is inextricably linked with the environment and elevate efforts to prevent disease.