Science advances knowledge but the paradigm of evidence-based decision-making has been increasingly threatened. Jonathan M. Samet, professor of epidemiology and environmental and occupational health and dean, Colorado School of Public Health will present on this concerning shift and its implications for public health.
Trained as a pulmonary physician and epidemiologist, Samet's research focuses on the health risks of inhaled pollutants—particles and ozone in outdoor and indoor pollutants including secondhand smoke and radon. He has also investigated the occurrence and causes of cancer and respiratory diseases, emphasizing the risks of active and passive smoking.
The Food for Thought series brings together the Pitt Public Health community for thoughtful discussion of today's issues.
Thursday, February 7 at 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.