Sacoby Wilson In Coversation With PERVADE
Event Start Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 2:00 pm
Location: Virtual Event on Zoom
Dr. Sacoby Wilson, MS, PhD
Professor and Program Director
UMD School of Public Health
In this talk Dr. Sacoby Wilson will discuss the work of the UMD Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health; sustaining ethical data use relationships with communities; and what participatory data research looks like in action.
Dr. Sacoby Wilson is a Professor with the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland-College Park. Dr. Wilson has over 20 years of experience as environmental health scientist in the areas of exposure science, environmental justice, environmental health disparities, community-based participatory research, water quality analysis, air pollution studies, built environment, industrial animal production, climate change, community resiliency, and sustainability. He works primarily in partnership with community-based organizations to study and address environmental justice and health issues and translate research to action. Dr. Wilson is Director of the Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health (CEEJH) initiative. CEEJH is focused on providing technical assistance to communities fighting against environmental injustice and environmental health disparities in the DMV region and across the nation.
Dr. Katie Shilton
UMD College of Information Studies