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Dr. Konstantinos Makris - Cycle of Seminars: Environment and health issues in resource limited countries

pubblicato 26 apr 2018, 07:46 da Giovanni Vinti   [ aggiornato in data 26 apr 2018, 07:47 ]

We are pleased to announce updated calendar of seminars of Konstantinos Makris, visiting professor at DICACIM, University of Brescia (Via Branze 43 - Brescia), in May 2018. 

15 May 2018 - 14:30 - 17:30 (Room B1.4):  
- Environmental health concepts
- Environmental technologies in the water & waste field and health impacts
- Focus on small case systems 
- Tools for evaluation of health impacts of  environmental technologies

16 May 2018 - 9:30 - 12:30 (Room B2.4): 
- Case studies from Europe and Cyprus
- Case studies from Developing countries

Brief presentation of Prof Konstantinos Makris:
Konstantinos Makris is an associate professor of environmental health in the Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health (CII), within the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT). He is currently the Acting Dean of the School of Health Sciences at CUT. He has held an appointment as adjunct assistant professor of environmental health at the Dept. of Environmental Health, Harvard University, USA (2009-2015). He is the Director of the Master’s program in Environmental Health within the CII. Dr. Makris leads the exposome-based water and health lab which aims to minimize the human health risk associated with chronic exposures to environmental chemicals. Towards this goal, his team applies improved exposure assessment protocols that refine the degree of association with metabolic health outcomes, participating in human studies in Cyprus, Greece, France, Kuwait, the Netherlands, and Norway. He has produced over 85 peer-reviewed journal articles and >40 conference proceedings. Prof. Makris was invited by the Cyprus Parliament Senate Committee on Environment and Health to provide expert testimony about the environmental health consequences for the surrounding populations after the Mari tragedy/explosion and has also served as a member of the scientific advisory committee to the Ministry of Health concerning arsenic exposures in Cyprus. 
Giovanni Vinti,
26 apr 2018, 07:47
Giovanni Vinti,
26 apr 2018, 07:48