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newsrel -- MEDIA ADVISORY: ARB Chair's Lecture Series

Posted: 10 Jul 2012 10:36:10
Leading researcher to offer novel solution to help reduce chronic
diseases, obesity. 

Release #:12-32
Date:07/10/2012

ARB PIO: (916) 322-2990


CONTACT:
Dimitri Stanich
916-322-2825
dstanich@arb.ca.gov


MEDIA ADVISORY: ARB Chair's Lecture Series

Leading researcher to offer novel solution to help reduce chronic
diseases, obesity

SACRAMENTO - This Wednesday, July 11 the Air Resources Board will
host a lecture by Professor Richard Jackson, M.D., who will offer
strategies to reduce chronic disease by building communities that
use fewer resources and offer rich engagement in life, meaningful
work, local healthy food, and plenty of “incidental” physical
activity.

    WHAT:    ARB Chair's Lecture Series
    “We Are What We Eat and Breathe, and Build: Preventing
chronic diseases and protecting the environment by building
healthy communities.”

    WHO:    Richard Jackson, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P.,
    Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences, School
of Public Health at UCLA

    WHERE:    Cal/EPA Headquarters,
    Byron Sher Hearing Room 1001 “I” Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    WHEN:    Wednesday, July 11, 12:00 p.m.

Interview opportunity: Media will be able to discuss the issue
with the professor.

Dr. Richard Jackson is Professor and Chair of Environmental
Health Sciences, School of Public Health at UCLA and has
appointments in the Institute of the Environment &
Sustainability, Urban Planning, and in Pediatrics in the School
of Medicine. Dr. Jackson is a pediatrician who analyzes and
addresses the impact of the environment on health, particularly
children’s health. He has a strong focus on sustainability and
health including climate change issues. Over the past decade much
of his work has focused on how the 'built environment', including
architecture and urban planning, affects health.

ARB's mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare,
and ecological resources through effective reduction of air
pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the
economy. The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in
California to attain and maintain health based air quality
standards.

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