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Environmental Carcinogens Focus of Arnold School’s Vernberg Lecture

Environmental carcinogens will be the focus of the fall program of the Winona B. Vernberg Distinguished Lecture Series, scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, October 16, at the University of South Carolina’s Russell House Theater, located on Greene Street.

Cancer epidemiologist Dr. Paolo Boffetta of Mount Sinai School of Medicine will be the featured speaker for the lecture, titled “Environmental Carcinogens: What are the Risks?”

Dr. Boffetta is director of the Institute for Translational Epidemiology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine; associate director for Population Sciences at The Tisch Cancer Institute, and the Bluhdorn Professor of International Community Medicine

The program, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by USC’s Arnold School of Public Health and ENVIRON, which works with clients around the world to help resolve their most demanding environmental and human health issues.

Visit http://sph.sc.edu/news/2014Fall-Vernberg.html for more information.