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November 9, 2017 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: integrative biosciences center 1D
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Prospective Students, Staff

The Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES) presents their Thursday afternoon seminar series on November 9, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the IBio Building in Seminar Room 1D, located at 6135 Woodward Ave.  The seminar is free and open to the entire university community. 

The guest speaker will be Paul Juarez, Ph.D., Professor and Vice-Chair in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and Director of Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry Medical College.  Dr. Juarez will present "Environmental Exposures and Health Disparities".

Dr. Juarez received a Bachelors of Arts and a Masters of Education (Psychology) from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington and a Doctorate in Public Policy and Social Research from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.  Dr. Juarez has received additional certification and training at the Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania and completed a Fellowship, Doctoral Research in Mental Retardation Policy, at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Dr. Juarez's seminar will cover four areas of discussion: a) health disparities; b) exposure science and the exposome; c) exposome and cardio-vascular disease; and, d) moving forward: next steps in using an exposome paradigm for health disparities research.


For more information about this event, please contact Christina Cowen at 313-577-6590 or