Weekly Edition – January 17, 2012
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:: Associate Professor co-produces environmental health film
Associate Professor co-produces environmental health film
Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Jill Litt, PhD joined Deborah Fryer of Lila Films and the American Public Health Association to produce “American Public Health Association: Environmental Health You.”
How did we get here, where are we going? This short film presents a historical overview of public and environmental health in the United States over the past century. It’s a complex story of the interconnections between air, water, soil, food production and distribution, chemicals, population, climate change, national, state and local policy, and communities taking their health into their own hands. Learn about the success and challenges, regulations and radical changes this country has seen in the past century.
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Mulloy and Witter to direct occupational medicine and environmental residency
The Colorado School of Public Health and Denver Health announce the appointment of Karen B. Mulloy, DO, MSCH as director of the school’s occupational and environmental medicine residency program, along with the appointment of deputy director Roxana Witter, MD, MPH.
The residency, which is part of the school’s Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center, provides physicians training in the clinical and environmental factors of local and global workplaces.
“Employers are focusing greater attention on the connection between employee health and safety and workplace productivity,” states the school’s interim dean Judith Albino, PhD. “Connecting the school’s research and training expertise to Denver Health’s clinical leadership expands existing efforts to meet employer and employee health needs.”
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