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Dr. Richard Jackson, FSPH professor of environmental health sciences, was featured Mar. 27 by Tribune-Review for his upcoming role as keynote speaker for the "One Health, One Planet" symposium, to be hosted the week of April 4 by Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Richard Jackson, a professor of UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health, worries about the state of children's health and their prospects for the future.
“When I was young pediatrician, I never saw children with type 2 diabetes. It's now more common in children than adults,” he says. “We're seeing kids who are 10, 15 and 20 years old with diseases of 50, 60 and 70-year-olds because of obesity and lack of fitness.”