The Future of Public Health Under President Trump: How Sidelining Science Threatens Vulnerable Communities and Children

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CHE-Alaska Teleconference: Recorded August 15, 2017

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Dr. Juan Declet-Barreto Presentation slides (PDF)

Dr. Frederica Perera Presentation slides (PDF)

 

About the Call:

On this call, Dr. Juan Declet-Barreto, discusses how the Trump Administration has been sidelining science since day one, how this is hurting public health, and the detrimental impacts of disregarding environmental justice in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) budget. Dr. Frederica Perera discusses environmental threats to children’s developing brains and why we should be spending more on research and prevention of those threats, not less.

Presenters:

Dr. Juan Declet-Barreto, Kendall Science Fellow, Union of Concerned Scientists

Dr. Frederica Perera, professor at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health and director of the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health

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Articles & Additional Resources:

Dr. Perera Op-Ed in New York Times: The Womb Is No Protection From Toxic Chemicals