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Our Community Our Health Town Hall: Addressing Environmental Health in the Community

June 21, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Title: Our Community Our Health Town Hall in Partnership with Florida State University College of Medicine: Addressing Environmental Health in the Community

Zoom link  to join: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/99014920717


Chris DuClos, MS, GISP, CPM

Chris DuClos, MS, GISP, CPM, is the Interim Director for Public Health Research and the Principal Investigator for Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) at the Florida Department of Health. Chris has worked in environmental health and epidemiology programs throughout his career. He has over 27 years’ experience working on public health issues by using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for analysis, visualization, and reporting. Chris has also served as an Adjunct Instructor in the Florida State University Department of Geography.


Chris Uejio, PhD

Chris Uejio, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Director of Geography Graduate Programs at Florida State University. For the past 18 years, Dr. Uejio researched how the physical environment influences human health and well-being. He co-authored the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) Framework. This framework comprised a small portion of the President’s Climate Action Plan (2012). He frequently works with health departments to understand and adapt to climate change.


Gregg Stanwood, PhD

Gregg Stanwood, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences and the Associate Director of the Florida State University Center for Brain Repair. Dr. Stanwood received his PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania and completed postdoctoral fellowships in neurochemistry and developmental neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He served on the faculty of the Department of Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University from 2002-2015 and joined FSU College of Medicine in 2015. The overall goals of his lab are to discover the mechanisms that underlie risk and resiliency of brain health, discover new behavioral and drug therapies to treat brain disorders, and to establish new methods to reduce health disparities, promote health equity, and achieve environmental justice.


Tisha Holmes, PhD

Tisha Holmes, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida State University. Her research focuses on how local actors work to adapt and build resilience in planning and public health contexts. She studies sea level rise adaptation efforts in Florida and was also a co-PI on the CDC’s Building Resilience Against Climate Effects Program in Florida which supports county health departments develop and evaluate adaptation interventions to protect public health from climate related impacts. She received her MPA in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University and PhD in Urban Planning from UCLA.


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