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CPC Grand Rounds - Mapping What Matters: The Promise of Geospatial Health Informatics

CPC Grand Rounds - Mapping What Matters: The Promise of Geospatial Health Informatics

The Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Cancer Prevention & Control Grand Rounds and the Duncan Family Institute presents Dr. Marie Lynn Miranda from Rice University on September 22, 2017

Date: 9/22/17, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 9/22/17, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Cancer Prevention Building, Floor 8, Rooms 7-8
Format: Grand Rounds
CME: 1 CME & 1 CHES/MCHES Credit
Speaker Bio: Marie Lynn Miranda became the Howard R. Hughes Provost and professor of statistics at Rice University in July 2015. She was previously the Samuel A. Graham Dean of the School of Natural Resources and Environment and Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Miranda also served for 21 years on the faculty of Duke University, with a primary appointment in the Nicholas School of the Environment. Dr. Miranda specializes in research on environmental health, especially how the environment shapes health and well-being among children. She is the founding director of the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative, a research, education and outreach program committed to fostering environments where all people can prosper. Dr. Miranda's educational background is rooted in economic and mathematical modeling; her professional experiences integrate environmental health sciences with sound social policies. She has taught courses and conducted research on children's environmental health, with a particular emphasis on reproductive and developmental toxicants, childhood lead exposure, and allergen and asthma triggers. She is a leader in the evolving field of geospatial health informatics. She is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of Duke, where she earned her A.B. in mathematics and economics and was named a Truman Scholar. Dr. Miranda has a Ph.D. and M.A., both in economics, from Harvard University.
Contact: Jennifer Castillo - (832) 750-1629 - jmcastillo1@mdanderson.org