Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Sacoby Wilson is a Professor with the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Health where he directs the Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health (CEEJH).

Wilson’s talk: “Bending the Arc Towards Justice: Transforming Public Health Through Community-Engaged Research and Practice” described how historic and contemporary discrimination and racism drives environmental, climate, and energy injustices and related health issues.

With leadership from the Institute of Public Health, the Washington University Climate Change Program (WUCCP) Speaker Series, Environmental Studies, and the Office of the Provost and WashU’s ten-year strategic vision, Here and Next, hosted Sacoby Wilson from the College Park School of Public Health at the University of Maryland to the Clark-Fox Forum.