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Wyatt Symposium April 22nd – Environment and Health Experts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 18, 2022) The 2022 John P. Wyatt M.D. Environment & HealthSymposium is held at the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law Grand Courtroom, April 22, 2022, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The day-long symposium is dedicated to John Wyatt, a pioneer of environmental clinical research. It brings together agencies and universities from across the Commonwealth to address the health effects of climate change.

The panel discussion, “Public Health, Climate-related Disasters and the Commonwealth,” will be held at 10 a.m. with Natasha DeJarnett (assistant faculty of environmental medicine, University of Louisville) as moderator. Subject experts Megan Schargarodski and Nicholas Newman (state climatologist and interim Director of the Kentucky Climate Center), Megan Schargarodski and Jon Allen (Lee County emergency manager director), Steve Cunanan (CEO of the Kentucky region, American Red Cross), Steve Cunanananananananananananananananananananananananananananananan (CEO), American Red Cross), American Red Cross), Steve Cunanananananananananananananananananananananan (CEO of the American Red Cross), American Red Cross), American Red Cross), Kentucky region, American Red Cross).

Aubrey K. Miller (senior medical advisor to the director of National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) will present the noon keynote: “Applied Science for Addressing the Health Impacts of Disasters or Climate Change: Challenges & Opportunities.”

We are proud to have Dr. Miller as our keynote speaker. Dr. Miller is a great force in advancing the NIHs response to disasters, said Erin Haynes (Kurt W. Deuschle Professor in Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, and deputy director of theUK Centre for Appalachian research in Environmental Sciences (UK CARES).)

Lunch will be provided. Breakout sessions will follow the noon keynote. The abstract deadline for registration is Monday, April 18. For more information and to register, please visit

The generosity of the John P. Wyatt Family and, most importantly, a gift from his son Philip Wyatt, made this event possible. UK Office of the Vice President for Research;UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences and UK Superfund Research Center;UK Center for Applied Research Energy. Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute. UK Office of Sustainability. UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science. UK Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment. UofL Center for Integrative Environmental Health Sciences.

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