This event has already occurred.

Our Environment, Our Health, Our Future

  • When October 20 - 20 , 2016, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • WhoLinda S. Birnbaum, PhD, DABT, ATS

    Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program

  • Where Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, M203
    2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, is one of 27 research institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The mission of the NIEHS is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives. By understanding how environmental exposures across the lifespan - from before conception to old age – interact with genetic factors, the NIEHS aims to strengthen our understanding of environmental exposures and enhance our ability to maintain healthy environments. Twenty-first century environmental challenges to public health, such as developmental origins of health and disease, indoor air quality, hazardous exposures during critical developmental windows or to environmental mixtures, metals, or endocrine disruptors, will require novel mechanistic, systems, and epidemiologic approaches to ensure the highest quality science informs individual, community, and policy decision-making.

Linda S. Birnbaum, PhD, DABT, ATS

Linda S. Birnbaum, PhD, DABT, ATS

Additional details

The Distinguished Public Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Virginia Tech's Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health Graduate Program.

This is a free event. The host is Michael J. Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please call 540-526-2002, or send an e-mail.

Map and parking

This map shows where the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute is located in Roanoke, VA at 2 Riverside Circle.

Parking is available in the surface lot or in the adjacent parking garage.

Click the "Google" logo for a larger version.