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Academy Town Square: Water and Well-Being: Global Approaches to Water Management & Public Health

Thursday, May 16, 2019

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene remains one of the world’s most urgent health issues, according to the United Nations. Join us in this conversation with health, engineering and environmental experts from Israel and Drexel University as they outline the latest efforts at engineering healthy water.

Lead Speaker:

  • Nadav Davidovitch, Professor and Director of Public Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Panelists:

  • Nadav Davidovitch, Professor and Director of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

  • Noam Weisbrod, Professor and Director of the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research at Ben Gurion University of the Negev

  • Chuck Haas, Professor and Head of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Drexel University

  • Jerry Fagliano, Associate Clinical Professor and Chair, Environmental and Occupational Health, Drexel University

Moderator

  • Michael Yudell, Professor and Head of the Department of Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University

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Co-presented by Drexel University College of Engineering, Drexel University Office of Global Engagement and Education Abroad, and Ben Gurion University of the Negev

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Location

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Audience

  • Everyone