The Dame Jillian Sackler Distinguished Lecture on Global Health Issues with Dr. Patrick Breysse

Event offered by:
Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Date:
Thursday, April 4, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Location:
Baruch College
55 Lexington Avenue
Room 14-220
New York, NY
Event type
Lecture / Panel  
Email: 
[email protected] 
Telephone: 
212 481 8100 ext 251 
Admission Types
General Admission: Free
 

Event Description

Please join the Foreign Policy Association for the annual Dame Jillian Sackler Distinguished Lecture on Global Health Issues. This year’s lecture 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.

Event Speakers

    • 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. Previously Dr. Breysse held several positions at John Hopkins University as an Associate Chair for Educational Programs within the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Program Director for the Industrial Hygiene Training Program, co-director of the John Hopkins Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment.

      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. He is also a board certified Industrial Hygienist and an editorial review board member for the journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology.

      Dr. Breysse has an extensive and impressive professional experience in the field of environmental health. He has authored over 242 peer-reviewed journal articles and has been an invited speaker to more than 25 scientific meetings during the recent years. The research area, on which Dr. Breysse focuses the most, 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.

       

    • Patrick Breysse

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