PROTECT Webinar to be held October 1, 2010

The Harvard Superfund Research Program

Robert Wright, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Environmental Health

Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health

Director, Harvard Superfund Research Program

Dr. Wright is the overall PI of the Harvard Superfund Research Program and director of the HSPH Metals Research Core. He is an Emergency Room pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Boston and is also an attending in the Region 1 Pediatric Environmental Health Subspecialty Unit there. He received post-doctoral training in both Environmental and Genetic Epidemiology. In addition to Superfund, he is the Principal Investigator of a large birth cohort study in Mexico (RO1 ES013774 and RO1 ES014930) in which he is studying Metal Mixtures and the interaction between social stress and lead poisoning on child development. He also founded the MATCH study of Metal Mixtures in Tar Creek, OK, the site of a former lead mine. He is the author of over 100 manuscripts, the majority in Environmental Health and directs the graduate course in Toxicology at Harvard School of Public Health.

The webinar will be held through WebEx.  Please email protect-info@coe.neu.edu if you would like to participate and have not received an invitation directly.

UPDATE: The webinar can be live-streamed here:
https://protect.webex.com/protect/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=13405647&rKey=c12dcfce2172fb59

Our thanks to Dr. Wright for participating!