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A New Chapter in NIEHS-WHO Collaboration (Part III)

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A New Chapter in NIEHS-WHO Collaboration (Part III)

February 19, 2014

Expert: Luiz Augusto Galvão

In the final installment of this 3-part series, hear from PAHO leadership as they discuss their vision for a fruitful collaboration. With the NIEHS’s recent designation as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for Environmental Health Sciences, the institute and WHO are celebrating a renewed partnership and looking forward to working together to address pressing global environmental health challenges. In this 3-part series, leaders at the NIEHS and WHO discuss their vision for a fruitful collaboration.

In the final installment of this 3-part series, hear from PAHO leadership as they discuss their vision for a fruitful collaboration.

With the NIEHS’s recent designation as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for Environmental Health Sciences, the institute and WHO are celebrating a renewed partnership and looking forward to working together to address pressing global environmental health challenges. In this 3-part series, leaders at the NIEHS and WHO discuss their vision for a fruitful collaboration.

Part 3: Dr. Luiz Augusto Galvão, PAHO

Dr. Luiz Augusto Galvão

Luiz Augusto Galvão, a Brazilian national, received his medical degree at the Faculdade de Medicina do ABC. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health with specialization in environmental epidemiology. Dr. Galvão is Chief of the Special Project on Sustainable Development and Health Equity at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization’s regional office for the Americas. He has been involved with the work of PAHO since 1984. Dr. Galvão's professional career includes extensive teaching experience and a vast number of technical publications. He was president of the Brazilian Society of Toxicology and is an active member of several professional associations.

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