Upcoming Dates and Topics for Swetland Center Virtual Seminar Series:
April 2023 | It Could Make Us Sick - Mapping the Occupational Air Pollution Exposure Experienced by Farm Workers in Ohio
Discuss the occupational exposures and health impacts experienced by farm workers within Ohio, and highlight gaps in research, policy and care access for this potentially vulnerable worker group.
Dr. Maeve MacMurdo is the director of the Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute Occupational Lung disease clinic. Her research focuses on utilizing novel mapping techniques to better understand the exposures faced by patients and workers, and quantifying the health impacts of ambient air pollution exposure.
Dr. Karen B. Mulloy is an Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physician and an Associate Professor in the Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health and the CWRU School of Medicine. Her research work has been in the development of occupational health and safety surveillance systems and the expansion of environmental health sciences in medical school curriculum.
Jacqueline Curtis, PhD, MA
Co-Director, GIS Health & Hazards Lab, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Research Interests: Geographic Information Science (GISc); environment-health relationships, particularly in women and children; exposure assessment; health services delivery; gene-environment interaction; developing methods for integrating local/expert knowledge.