|Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Central Time)|
Seminar sessions are FREE, and open to all!
This event will be held online, via our UTHealth Webex webinar platform.
'Examining Personal Air Pollution Exposure, Intake, and Health Danger Zone Using Time Geography and 3D Geovisualization'
Yongmei Lu, PhD
Dr. Lu, is Professor and Chair in the Department of Geography, Texas State University. Her research and teaching interests fall under the broad umbrella of Geographic Information Science (GIScience) and the application of spatial analysis and modeling to understanding how population well-being is shaped by human-environment interaction. Specific topical areas include health and healthcare access, food security, and crime and criminal behavior. Dr. Lu has published extensively, including more than 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, and edited and co-edited special journal issues and book volumes. Dr. Lu's research has been funded by federal, state and local agencies. Dr. Lu served as the President of the International Association of Chinese Professionals in GIScience (CPGIS) and chaired its Board of Directors during 2007-2011. She is the current Chair of the Research Committee of the University Consortium of GIScience (UCGIS). Dr. Lu actively promotes and participates in various international collaboration and exchange projects. She served as a visiting professor at multiple universities overseas. She is now a member on the International Board for the newly established Graduate School for Creative Approaches to Public Space (GS-CAPS), Rennes 2 University, France.
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The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) Research Seminar Series presents information on current research topics and emerging issues in EOHS.
Seminars are presented by UTHealth School of Public Health faculty, doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows or external esteemed guest lecturers. Seminars are scheduled on a biweekly basis, on alternate Fridays at noon.
Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Safety Professionals, Industrial Hygienists, Epidemiologists, Graduate Students and other public health professionals.
The objective of the series is to identify and discuss new methods, advances and current topics in environmental and occupational health science research and apply current knowledge and key assumptions in environmental health sciences and other areas to advance the development of the field.
Learning Outcome(s): At the completion of this series of lectures the Physician, Registered Nurse, Safety Professionals, Industrial Hygienists, Epidemiologists, Graduate Students and other public health professionals will be able to (1) recognize an environmental and/or occupational health problem; (2) identify new methods, advances and current research in the environmental and occupational health science; (3) discuss research outcomes; (4) consider application of major research findings; and (5) apply lessons learned to public health practices and patient care.
Seminars are offered over the course of the 2020-2021 year.
Please regularly check the training calendar for updated seminar registration page availability and information at http://bit.ly/swcoehce2
September 11, 2020
September 25, 2020
October 9, 2020
October 23, 2020
November 6, 2020
November 20, 2020
January 22, 2021
February 5, 2021
February 19, 2021
March 5, 2021
March 26, 2021
April 9, 2021
Your Best Response to a Changing World!
The Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (SWCOEH) supports research, education and outreach in occupational and environmental health. The SWCOEH is housed within the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences of the UTHealth School of Public Health.
The SWCOEH was established in 1977 as a NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center (ERC), now one of 18 ERCs in the nation. In 1985, the SWCOEH became a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health.
Visit www.SWCOEH.org to learn more about our graduate-level education in environmental and occupational health, research and continuing education and outreach programs.
There will NOT be an in person meeting
Stream live via Webex!