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On February 17th at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., the University of Kentucky's College of Public Health and the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, welcomes Dr. Natasha DeJarnett, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and in the Division of Environmental Medicine, to speak on the topic "Environmental Health at the Intersection of Research and Policy."

This event is open to EPI/BST current students, faculty, and staff.

We all deserve clean air to breathe and safe water to drink. These are key values that underscore the field of environmental health, and these tenants have been central to guiding Dr. Natasha K. DeJarnett’s career.

With experiences in industry, nonprofits, and academia, she provides a wealth of insight at the intersection of environmental health research and policy. Her full profile can be found here.

Dr. DeJarnett will share how her experiences serving the public health and environmental health workforces, informing policy, and galvanizing a movement are shaping her work as an environmental health researcher uncovering the cardiovascular burden of climate change and environmental health disparities, including highlights of her work with the Green Heart Louisville and the University of Louisville Superfund Research Center.