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Housing, Health and Environmental Justice Research Workshop

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

SAVE THE DATE:

Housing, Health and Environmental Justice Research Workshop - Wednesday, May 1st, 2024, 9 AM – 5 PM - Helen Wood Hall, School of Nursing Auditorium

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The University of Rochester Institute for Human Health and the Environment invites you to join its Housing, Health and Environmental Justice Research Workshop to learn how home-based environmental exposures affect health equity. This workshop will:

  • Build researchers’ and community partners’ understanding of the connections between housing environments and health
  • Identify unique opportunities for healthy homes research in the Rochester region
  • Foster new projects to inform solutions

Keynote Speaker

Amanda L. Reddy, M.S.
Executive Director, National Center for Healthy Housing

Irfan Rahman, PhD interviewed by Scientific American on Smoking compromises immune health even in former smokers

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

A new study found persistent effects of smoking on the adaptive immune system, but how this translates to health risks remains unclear

Read More: Irfan Rahman, PhD interviewed by Scientific American on Smoking compromises immune health even in former smokers

Irfan Rahman, PhD interviewed by NY Times on oral effects of Nicotine Pouches

Thursday, January 25, 2024

A New Wave of Nicotine Products Comes Under Scrutiny

Senator Chuck Schumer has called for a crackdown on ZYN, a trendy brand of nicotine pouches.

Read the interview