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

August 20, 2017 @ 9:00am (AKDT)

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.

Featured speakers

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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