Event Title

Film viewing of Unnatural Causes

Event Type

Event

Location

Von der Ahe Suite, Hannon Library

Start Date

8-11-2012 7:30 PM

Description

Unnatural Causes is the acclaimed documentary series broadcast by PBS and now used by thousands of organizations around the country to tackle the root causes of our alarming socio-economic and racial inequities in health. The movie screening was followed by a discussion led by Rachel Washburn.

Rachel Washburn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at LMU. She received her Ph.D. in 2009 in medical sociology from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Washburn's research explores the historical development and contemporary politics of techniques used to measure environmental chemicals in human fluids and tissues. She has published in Social Science and Medicine and International Journal of Drug Policy. At LMU, Dr. Washburn teaches courses on environmental sociology, science and society, and medical sociology.

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Nov 8th, 7:30 PM

Film viewing of Unnatural Causes

Von der Ahe Suite, Hannon Library

Unnatural Causes is the acclaimed documentary series broadcast by PBS and now used by thousands of organizations around the country to tackle the root causes of our alarming socio-economic and racial inequities in health. The movie screening was followed by a discussion led by Rachel Washburn.

Rachel Washburn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at LMU. She received her Ph.D. in 2009 in medical sociology from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Washburn's research explores the historical development and contemporary politics of techniques used to measure environmental chemicals in human fluids and tissues. She has published in Social Science and Medicine and International Journal of Drug Policy. At LMU, Dr. Washburn teaches courses on environmental sociology, science and society, and medical sociology.