TEDx Talk: Water Quality and Future Generations

TEDx Talk: Water Quality and Future Generations

News Type: State, Regional, Federal Source: The Water Network
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Dr. Deborah L. ​Swackhamer is ​Professor in ​Science, ​Technology, and ​Public Policy ​in the Hubert H,​ Humphrey ​School of ​Public Affairs, ​and Co-Director ​of the ​University’​s Water ​Resources ​Center. She ​also is ​Professor in ​Environmental ​Health Sciences ​in the School ​of Public ​Health, and is ​trained as an ​environmental ​chemist. She ​joined the ​Minnesota ​faculty in 1987.​ She studies ​the processes ​affecting the ​behavior of, ​and exposures ​to, toxic ​chemicals in ​the environment ​and works on ​policies to ​address these ​potential risks.​ When not in ​the classroom ​or lab, she ​serves as Chair ​of the Science ​Advisory Board ​of the US EPA ​and several NAS/​NRC committees. ​In 2009 she ​received the ​prestigious ​Founders Award ​from the ​Society of ​Environmental ​Toxicology and ​Chemistry for ​lifetime ​achievement in ​environmental ​sciences. ​