Is it Safe to Exercise in Jackson Hole? A Public Lecture and Dialogue with Medical Experts
The Environmental Health Trust and the Jewish Community of Jackson Hole invite you to an evening lecture and public dialogue with renowned medical experts to discuss environmental health issues.
Is it safe to exercise in Jackson Hole: Dialogue with the Doctors on Environment and Health:
Wood burning inside and out, radon, 5G, and other emerging issues
Monday, February 25, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Jewish Community Center of Jackson Hole, Centennial Building
610 W. Broadway | Jackson, WY
Our upcoming event is a unique opportunity for community members to speak directly with world-class experts well-versed in the current scientific literature regarding environmental health issues, as well as recent policy updates within the U.S. and abroad. Doctors will present recent science, answer all your questions and share recommendations and practical solutions to support healthy living.
Any questions, concerns, and comments will be addressed, allowing individuals to engage in meaningful and educational conversations.
Light food and beverages will be provided.
Speakers will include:
Jennifer Armstrong M.D.
Dr. Jennifer Armstrong, past-President of American Academy of Environmental Medicine, and Director, Ottawa Environmental Health Clinic, is an innovator in personalized medicine as well as an expert in treating chronic diseases. She has been spearheading clinical work for more than three decades in the U.S. and Canada.
Robert D. Morris, M.D., PhD, M.S.
Dr. Morris, an environmental epidemiologist and founder of Eco Logic Consulting, has lectured around the world on how environmental factors shape our health. He is the author of The Blue Death–an acclaimed nonfiction account of the discovery of the profound impact of polluted water on public health that received a Nautilus Gold Award and was named one of the Best Consumer Health Books of 2007 by the American Library Association. He has taught at Tufts University School of Medicine, Harvard University School of Public Health, and the Medical College of Wisconsin and has served as an advisor to the EPA, CDC, NIH,the President’s Cancer Panel, and EHT.
Meg Sears, BASc, MEng, PhD
Dr. Sears currently leads Prevent Cancer Now, a national Canadian civil society organization working to eliminate preventable contributors to cancer. Dr. Sears is a scientist who regularly advises Canadian government officials and Members of Parliament, lower levels of government and tribunals As Chair of Prevent Cancer Now she works to ensure scientific rigor at every turn. Meg prepared a landmark report on environmental sensitivities for the Canadian Human Rights Commission, and has published dozens of scientific articles. She is currently working with leading specialists to advance the Canadian Environmental Health Information Infrastructure – an initiative to connect critical data and to facilitate research into environmental contributors to cancer and other conditions.
Devra L. Davis, PhD, MPH
President and Founder of the Environmental Health Trust, Visiting Professor of Medicine at the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical Center and the Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Dr. Devra Davis will moderate the conversation and present some of the latest scientific findings on 5G that appear in Environmental Research—a special issue on wireless radiation and health. She is the acclaimed author of several popular books including Disconnect–the truth about cell phone radiation, 2010, awarded Silver Medal by Nautilus Books, and National Book Award Finalist for When Smoke Ran Like Water, 2002, and more than 220 scientific publications.
About Environmental Health Trust (EHT): EHT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit established in Jackson Hole over ten years ago. Using high-level critical research, EHT educates individuals, health professionals and communities about controllable environmental health risks and policy changes needed to reduce those risks. Currently EHT works with teachers, parents and students in Jackson Hole to promote awareness of why and how to practice safe technology and carries out research with scientists in the United States and around the globe. ehtrust.org
The Jackson Hole Jewish Community Center: For more than 40 years, the Jackson Hole Jewish Community Center has welcomed people of all ages and backgrounds who share a love for Jackson Hole and Judaism. We are independent, unaffiliated and inclusive. All are welcome to Jackson Hole’s oldest Jewish congregation, no matter his or her level of Jewish observance. The Jackson Hole Jewish Community is committed to creating a diverse Jewish presence that unites us, celebrates our faith, and promotes tolerance in the greater Jackson Hole community. We strive to engage all families and individuals in spirituality, education, tzadakah, and the joys of Jewish life. jhjewishcommunity.org