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EHS's Dr. Richard Jackson featured as leading expert on environmental health issues and the future of healthy communities

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.

Monday, March 27, 2017

From Tribune-Review:

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.”

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