The Dame Jillian Sackler Distinguished Lecture on Global Health Issues with Dr. Patrick Breysse: Global Pollution and HealthEvent offered by:
Foreign Policy Association
- Thursday, April 4, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
151 E. 25th Street
New York, NY
- Event type
- Lecture / Panel
Please join the Foreign Policy Association for the annual Dame Jillian Sackler Distinguished Lecture on Global Health Issues. This year’s lecture on Global Pollution and Health will be delivered by Dr. Patrick Breysse, Director of the National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Registration will begin at 5:30 pm.
Patrick Breysse - Speaker
Ph.D., Director of National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Patrick Breysse, Ph.D.. Is a director of National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - one of the main operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Breysse contributes to the CDC's work in examining the relationship between environmental factors and health. Prior to joining the CDC, Dr. Breysse had a distinguished career spanning 35 years as a faculty member at Johns Hopkins University with a primary appointment in the Bloomberg School of Public Health and joint appointments in the School of Medicine and Engineering.
Dr. Breysse received his PhD in Environmental Health Engineering from John Hopkins University and was a postdoctoral fellow at the British Institute for Occupational Medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Breysse has an extensive and impressive professional experience in the field of environmental health. He has authored over 250 peer-reviewed journal articles. His focused research is concentrated around the evaluation and control of chemical, biological, and physical factors that can affect health, with a particular concentration on risk and exposure assessment.