Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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GHP Room 1208, 665 Huntington Ave., Boston

China Health Partnership Seminar: “Environmental Health in China”

Dr. Christiani directs the Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology (EOMEO) Program, and the Harvard Education and Research Center for Occupational Health and Safety in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and Physician, Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit at MGH, where he directs the Molecular Epidemiology Research Group, and the Section on Occupational and Environmental Medicine. His research interests include occupational, environmental and molecular epidemiology. He has led several major research projects in the United States, including projects on molecular studies of lung cancer, esophageal, bladder, and skin cancers, pollutant-induced cancers, as well as acute lung injury and chronic obstructive lung disease. He is a leader in research on gene-environment interactions. In addition, he has developed extensive cooperative ties with industrializing countries in Asia, Africa, and Central America since the early of 1980s, and has led and conducted many studies on occupational health in these countries. Dr. Christiani is at the forefront developing and adapting of epidemiologic and laboratory techniques to the conditions to international studies. With regard to China work, Dr. Christiani was the first HSPH visiting scholar to the PRC, chosen in 1980 to work in residence and he has been involved in China projects for the past 37 years.

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