Roland Abuntori - Ambassador at the U.N's 27th Youth Assembly
Master of Science Student Roland Abuntori was the US Ambassador at the 27th Session of the Youth Assembly at the U.N focusing on SDG 13 Climate Change. The Session brings together champions of sustainable development from around the world to discuss strategies to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Roland, a Registered Environmental Health Specialist and a member of the Massachusetts Environmental Health Association and Massachusetts Health officers Association, said, “serving as a youth ambassador was a great opportunity to combine the skills and knowledge I have acquired through the Master of Science program to discuss and implement bold strategies for sustainable development”. A recording of the assembly can be found on the International Youth Day 2022 homepage. For more information you may write to Roland at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kate Hardock - The Science Club for Girls
The Science Club for Girls provides free and fun experiential after-school STEM programs for girls and gender-expansive youth in the Boston area and focuses on providing programing to girls and young women from groups underrepresented in STEM by income, race and/ or first-generation college bound. The Science Club for Girls Development Committee is holding their annual volunteer recruitment meeting on September 21st at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (Merkin Building, 415 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142), starting at 6:30pm. If you are interested in learning more and attending the Development Committee meeting please email Kate at email@example.com.
Melissa Fiffer Dissertation Defense - Environmental Exposures and Diabetes Risk
Man Liu - Dissertation Defense - Environmental Radiation and Human Health: From Radon to the Sun
After graduating Man will work in a consultancy role . A recording of Mans dissertation defense will be posted in the near future.
Dissertation Defense - Ashley Gripper - We don't farm because it's trendy:An Environmental Justice Approach to Exploring the Connection between Urban Agriculture and Health
“Built and Social Environments, Environmental Justice and Maternal Pregnancy Complications“ which will be published in “Current Obstetrics and Gynecology ”
Ashley was recently Appointed as an Assistant Professor of Racism and Health Equity at Drexel University School of Public Health at the Ubuntu Center for Racism, Global Movements, and Population Health Equity and her primary appointment will be in the department of Community Health and Prevention and secondary appointment in the Environmental and Occupational Health department.
To request a link to watch her defense please contact Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Barrak Alahmad - Dissertation Defense - Climate Change & Health: Implications for Inherently Hot Regions and Cardiovascular Health
Barrak will now begin work as a Research Fellow with Petros Koutrakis to continue exploring the effects of climate change on health in Kuwait and the broader Middle East.
To request a link to watch his defense please contact Barrak at email@example.com
Linda Tomasso - Dissertation Defense - Investigating an Affinity for Nature as a Determinant of Nature Use and Health Benefits,
Linda will continue her research as a post-doctoral Research Fellow with Jack Spengler.