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Public Lecture: Epidemiology, Public Policy and Toxic Water - Film Screening and Panel Discussion

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The Program in Global Health and Health Policy will host a screening of the documentary film "Semper Fi: Always Faithful" followed by a discussion with Dr. Richard Clapp, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Health at Boston University. The film examines one of the U.S.’s largest toxic water contamination cases, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, and the political, public health and scientific responses to the crisis. Dr. Clapp appears in the film and has been involved with the case since 2006. The panel discussion will include: Dr. Clapp; Joseph Amon, Director of Health and Human Rights at Human Rights Watch; and the film’s editor, Purcell Carson, a documentary specialist in the Woodrow Wilson School.

Location: Bowl 2, Robertson Hall (lower level)

Date/Time: 02/23/12 at 4:30 pm - 02/23/12 at 6:00 pm

Category: Lecture

Department: Program in Global Health and Health Policy