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Wed February 12, 2014
Health professionals trained in environmental issues also learn to share knowledge with community
It takes a lot of heavy lifting to become a physician, a nurse, a dietician or other health-care professional. Long years of coursework and clinical training leave little room to learn other important skills – the kind of skills that can make a health professional an important player in the public policy sphere and prepared to tackle some of our most urgent environmental health challenges.
That's why the Ecology Center is offering a new fellowship program that can train health professionals about effective civic engagement and environmental health risks.
Listen to the full piece above.