WSUV presents environmental health expert

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— Environmental health expert Kate Davies will give a free lecture at Washington State University Vancouver next month.

Davies’ lecture, “The U.S. Environmental Health Movement: Strategies and Successes,” begins at 2:50 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Undergraduate Building, Room 125, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave.

Davies authored “The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement” — the first book to tell the story of the U.S. environmental health movement. The book focuses on preventing the effects of toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environment on human health and well-being.

Davies has been an environmental health activist for 35 years and is a clinical associate professor at the University of Washington, core faculty at Antioch University Seattle and a trainer at the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available at meters and in the Blue Daily Pay lot for $3.