News & Spotlights

Newsletter: Dr. Ogunseitan participates in a Department of Toxic Substances Control’s Community Protection Advisory Committee - Public Health News Spotlight

The Community Protection and Hazardous Waste Reduction Initiative Project Update: The Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) Community Protection and Hazardous Waste Reduction Initiative (Haz-Waste Reduction Initiative) is a project designed to evaluate methods that have the potential to significantly reduce the generation and disposal of hazardous wastes (HW) that are managed in communities disproportionately burdened by multiple sources of pollution.

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Where are they Now: UC Irvine - Program in Public Health Alumni Networking Mixer - Public Health News Spotlight

UC Irvine - Program in Public Health Alumni Networking Mixer; Date/Time: Thursday, October 13th, 6pm - 8pm; Location/Directions: Center Club - Orange County. Please click here for directions; RSVP: Please send RSVP to Rebecca Rych, Associate Director of Development at - rrych@uci.edu.

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Film: Autism And Arts At The Auticenter - produced by Liza Krassner - Public Health News Spotlight

On August 29, 2014, the families of the Auticenter, an association of parents with children in the autism spectrum in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, hosted an event called Autism and Arts aimed to create a local grassroots effort to educate and raise autism awareness in their city. Milena Urbanova, Director of the Auticenter, invited producer Liza Krassner from Southern California, a parent of a child with autism, to screen the award winning documentary Through the Heart of Tango as part of the event. Together they partnered with the University of South Bohemia and Tango Argentino of Ceske Budejovice, to create an all-inclusive family friendly event that was open to everyone.

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