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Dr. Lara Cushing: Social Inequality and the Environment: Making Connections to Advance Health Equity

  • UCLA Fielding School of Public Health 650 Charles E Young Drive S Los Angeles United States (map)

Join the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health for a Special Guest Presentation by Dr. Lara Cushing


Tuesday, April 30, 2019


12:00 - 1:00PM


CHS 43-105


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Dr. Lara Cushing’s research focuses on social inequalities in exposure to environmental hazards, and race and class determinants of environmental health disparities. Her work has investigated questions of environmental justice in the context of hazardous industrial facilities, prenatal exposures to harmful man-made chemicals, urban greenspace, oil and gas drilling, and global climate change. Dr. Cushing holds a M.P.H. in Epidemiology and a B.S. in Molecular Environmental Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. She received her PhD from the Energy & Resources Group at the University of California, Berkeley in 2015. She is an Environmental Fellow of the Robet & Patricia Switzer Foundation and JPB Environmental Health Fellow through the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. 

Earlier Event: April 26
Faculty Writing Circle
Later Event: May 3
Faculty Writing Circle