Environmental Impacts on Public Health

Environmental Impacts on Public Health

Shown as part of the multi-day, multi-venue Health and the Environment Film Series

Environmental Impacts on Public Health

Panel Discussion Illustrated by Film Clips.

Moderator: Frank Sesno, Director, School of Media and Public Affairs, The George Washington University; Host and Creator, Planet Forward.


Dr. Lynn R. Goldman, Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University, pediatrician and epidemiologist, will speak and present clips from the film, Semper Fi: Always Faithful, the story of water contamination by the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune, N.C. that resulted in an unprecedented number of cancer cases and deaths. (For details of screening of entire film on March 24, click HERE.)

Dr. Esther M. Sternberg, physician, medical researcher, neuroscientist, author and authority on the mind-body interaction in illness and healing, will speak and show clips from her PBS show, The Science of Healing with Dr. Esther Sternberg, revealing how the brain helps us heal, both emotionally and physically.

Harry Wiland, Principal and Founder, Media Policy Center and co-producer and director, Designing Healthy Communities, a PBS series exploring the impact of our built environment on public health, will speak and present clips from the series, hosted and narrated by Dr. Richard Jackson, Chair and Professor, School of Environment and Public Health, UCLA.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. No reservations required.

The George Washington University, Media Public Affairs Building, Jack Morton Auditorium

805 21st St., NW

(Metro: Foggy Bottom)

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