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APR 22, 2021 Open: 11:30 AM EDT

The John P. Wyatt, M.D. Traveling Fellowship 2021 Symposium

Join us as we hear from KEYNOTE speaker Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, on “Planetary Health: Human Well-Being on a Fast-Changing Planet.” Howard Frumkin, an internist, occupational and environmental medicine specialist, and epidemiologist, is Professor Emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington School of Public Health in Seattle, where he served as Dean from 2010 to 2016.

After Dr. Howard Fumkin's presentation, a Panel will present on "Environmental health disparities at the national, regional, and local level" and breakout sessions (available at 2:05pm EDT and at 2:25pm EDT) showcasing environment research and action will follow!

The John P. Wyatt, M.D. Traveling Fellowship 2021 Symposium honors the legacy of Dr. John Wyatt, a pulmonologist who over 50 years ago connected environment with disease. His pioneering environmental clinical research will be honored on Earth Day.


Speakers
  • KEYNOTE Speaker: Howard Frumkin, M.D., DR.P.H.

    Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Heather Henry, Ph.D.

    Health Scientist Administrator. National Institute of Environmental Health Science
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Amanda LeFevre

    Deputy Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Donovan Taylor, J.D., MBA

    Manager, The Plan Room & West End community resident
    BIOGRAPHY

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Speakers

  • KEYNOTE Speaker: Howard Frumkin, M.D., DR.P.H.
    Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Heather Henry, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator. National Institute of Environmental Health Science
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Amanda LeFevre
    Deputy Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Donovan Taylor, J.D., MBA
    Manager, The Plan Room & West End community resident
    BIOGRAPHY
Agenda
  • UK-CARES Community Engagement Award Announcement and Wrap-Up
    APR 22, 2021 2:45 PM EDT
    UK-CARES Community Engagement Award Announcement and Wrap-Up

  • Global Environmental Health Initiatives at UK
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    Global Environmental Health Initiatives at UK
    Moderator: Melody Ryan, PharmD, MPH
    Professor and Assistant Provost for Global Health Initiatives, UK
  • Highlights of UK-CARES Innovative Science by Career Development Awardees
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    Highlights of UK-CARES Innovative Science by Career Development Awardees
    Moderator: Anna Hoover, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, UK
  • Highlights of UK Superfund Innovative Science by Trainees
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    Highlights of UK Superfund Innovative Science by Trainees
    Moderators: Zach Hilt, PhD and Dibakar Bhattacharya, PhD
    Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering, UK; Professor and Director, Center of Membrane Sciences, UK
  • Supporting Community Agriculture: Growing Health Across the Commonwealth!
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    Supporting Community Agriculture: Growing Health Across the Commonwealth!
    Moderators: Krista Jacobsen, PhD and Brooke Gentile, PhD
    Associate Professor Horticulture, UK; Executive Director Organic Association of Kentucky
  • UK Campus as Living Lab for Environmental Sustainability
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    UK Campus as Living Lab for Environmental Sustainability
    Moderator: Shane Tedder
    Director, UK Office of Sustainability
  • Kentucky Excellence in Environmental Leadership
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    Kentucky Excellence in Environmental Leadership
    Moderator: Amanda LeFevre
    Deputy Director of Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection
  • Communicating Geoenvironmental and Geohealth Hazards and Risks
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    Communicating Geoenvironmental and Geohealth Hazards and Risks
    Moderator: William C. Haneberg, PhD
    P.G. State Geologist and Director, Kentucky Geological Survey
  • Kentucky Animal Disease Mapping and Related Human Health Impacts
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    Kentucky Animal Disease Mapping and Related Human Health Impacts
    Moderators: Jacqueline L. Smith, BS, MS, PhD & Dr. Kelly Esbriet
    Animal Disease and Diagnosis Mapping Initiative; State Public Health Veterinarian
  • Engaging Community to Protect and Restore Kentucky's Waterways
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    Engaging Community to Protect and Restore Kentucky's Waterways
    Moderator: Lindell Ormsbee, PhD
    Director, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute
  • Using EPA's EnviroAtlas Tools and Maps to Explore Eco-Health Connections
    APR 22, 2021 2:05 PM EDT
    Using EPA's EnviroAtlas Tools and Maps to Explore Eco-Health Connections
    Moderator: Jessica Daniel
    Biologist, Lead for Outreach and Stakeholder Engagement, for EnviroAtlas, United Stated Environmental Protection Agency
  • APR 22, 2021 1:00 PM EDT
    Addressing Environmental Health Disparities at the National, Regional, and Local Level
    Heather Henry, Ph.D., Amanda LeFevre, Donovan Taylor, J.D., MBA
    Heather Henry, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator. National Institute of Environmental Health Science
    BIOGRAPHY
    Amanda LeFevre
    Deputy Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection
    BIOGRAPHY
    Donovan Taylor, J.D., MBA
    Manager, The Plan Room & West End community resident
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Planetary Health: Human Well-Being on a Fast-Changing Planet
    APR 22, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
    Planetary Health: Human Well-Being on a Fast-Changing Planet
    KEYNOTE Speaker: Howard Frumkin, M.D., DR.P.H.
    Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
John P. Wyatt, M.D.

John P. Wyatt, M.D.

About the John P. Wyatt, M.D. Traveling Fellowship

This fellowship honors Dr. John P. Wyatt, M.D., who was director of the University of Kentucky Tobacco and Health Research Institute from 1974 until January 1980. Dr. Wyatt was a pathologist who received his M.D. from the University of Manitoba in 1938 and completed his medical training on a fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Before coming to UK in 1974, he was professor and head of the departments of pathology at the University of Manitoba and St. Louis University where he was involved in black lung research. Dr. Wyatt was a pulmonary diseases researcher who published over 100 articles covering viruses and diverse lung injuries. The John P. Wyatt, M.D. Traveling Fellowship is awarded biennially.

About the Fellowship Awardee

Dr. Erin Haynes, 2020 John. P. Wyatt, M.D. Traveling Fellowship Awardee, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the UK College of Public Health, Interim Chair of the Department of Prevention Medicine and Environmental Health, and Interim Deputy Director of the UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences.

Learn more about the John P. Wyatt Traveling Fellowship

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