Hydrofracking Through The Lens Of Public Health

WHAT: R-CAUSE invites you to attend a Public Educational Forum on Hydrofracking and Public Health.

WHO: Dr. David O. Carpenter and David Kowalski, Ph.D. will discuss the potential impacts to human health through environmental contamination that could result from hydraulic fracturing and its related activities.

Dr. David O. Carpenter, who received his doctorate from Harvard Medical School, is a public health physician and serves as Director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University at Albany. He is also Professor of Environmental Health Sciences within the School of Public Health at the University at Albany.
David Kowalski, Ph.D. was a principal investigator at Buffalo’s Roswell Park Cancer Institute for 35 years, directing DNA research funded by the National Institutes of Health.  He was also a professor in Roswell’s Graduate Division of the University at Buffalo. Kowalski is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of UB CLEAR, the Coalition for Leading Ethically in Academic Research. In retirement, he has investigated  how various energy sources impact our environment and health, and given educational talks on fracking.

WHEN: Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: In the Panara Theatre at the LBJ Building on the RIT Campus

Maps and additional information are available on our website:
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This event is free, fully accessible and ASL interpreted.

Contacts:
R-CAUSE (Rochesterians Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction)
Nedra Harvey: Email  W: 585-442-1618   C: 585-721-4648
Anna Sears: Email    W: 585-473-4115   C: 585-755-2752

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