CURES Seminar with Dr. Gwen W. Collman, Acting Deputy Director of NIEHS

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Date: March 18, 2021
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Category: Seminar

The Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES) & Integrative Biosciences Seminar Series

Current Advances and Opportunities in Environmental Health Research: A View from NIEHS


Presented by: Gwen W. Collman, Ph.D.

Acting Deputy Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC

As Acting Deputy Director of NIEHS, Gwen Collman, Ph.D., assists NIEHS and the National Toxicology Program Director, Rick Woychik, Ph.D., in the formulation and implementation of plans and policies necessary to carry out NIEHS missions. Collman works with Woychik in the administrative management of NIEHS and speaks on behalf of the institute as appropriate. For the past 11 years, Dr. Collman has been an active member of the NIEHS executive leadership team in her role as director of the NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT). She has led approximately 80 professional staff in areas of scientific program administration, peer review, and the management and administration of about 1000 active grants each year. During this time, DERT has developed many new areas of research support tied to the NIEHS Strategic plan. Collman has directed scientific activities across the field of environmental health sciences including basic sciences organ-specific toxicology, public health-related programs, and training and career development. She also oversees the implementation of the Superfund Research Program and the Worker Education and Training Program.

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Meeting ID: 951 3972 7375

Passcode: 669894

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The Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors is funded by NIEHS #P30ES020957

March 2021