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Pesticides and Children’s Health: How can we protect our community?
Thursday, May 23, 2024, 07:00pm - 08:30pm
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Host: Newton Conservators

Speaker: Sarah Evans, Assistant Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will share the latest science on how pesticides impact health, children’s unique vulnerability, and steps that families can take to reduce pesticide exposures.

Sarah Evans PhD, MPH, obtained her doctorate in neuroscience from Weill Cornell Medical College and her master’s degree in public health from Mount Sinai, where she also completed a three-year fellowship in Environmental Pediatrics.  Her research focuses on how early life environmental exposures shape the brain and behavior. Dr. Evans is committed to translating research to action to promote safer practices and policies that protect families from toxic chemicals.

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