Professor Nicola Cherry to Present Second Lecture in the Lupina Series on Critical Issues in Global Health

Professor Nicola Cherry, M.D., Ph.D., from the Department of Medicine of the University of Alberta will present the second in a series of Lupina Lectures on Critical Issues in Global Health. Entitled "Health in Rural China: Crisis and Reform," the lecture will take place on Wednesday, March 4th at 7:30 pm in Elliott MacGuiga Hall, Regis College, 67 St. Nicholas Street.

Nicola Cherry is an occupational epidemiologist who graduated in
medicine and epidemiology from McGill after obtaining a PhD in
occupational psychology at the University of London (UK).  She has
worked in occupational health on both sides of the Atlantic, first
with the UK Medical Research Council, then at the Institute for
Occupational Health at the London School of Hygiene, followed by
time in Quebec, at the Provincial Research Institute for Health and
Safety at Work and then at the McGill School of Occupational Health
and the Department of Epidemiology. From there she returned to the
UK to be Director of the Centre of Occupational and Environmental
Health at the University of Manchester and Head of the School of
Epidemiology and Health Sciences. She returned to Canada in 2000,
and until 2006 served as Chair of the Department of Public Health
Sciences.

She has wide research interests including surveillance, intervention and
its evaluation, molecular markers and the effects of chemicals on
the nervous and reproductive system.

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