Special Joint CHE Call with the CHE Integrative Health Working Group and the New School: A Conversation with Ted Schettler

February 1, 2007
1:00 pm US Eastern Time

Ted Schettler, MD, is Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network and Chair of the Science Working Group of the Collaborative on Health and the Environment.

This talk describes how his exploration of the effects of chemical contaminants on environmental health have led him into a comprehensive perspective on the interaction of genes, gene expression, nutrition, stress, income disparities, chemicals, and many other factors in human health.

Ted Schettler is science director of the Science and Environmental Health Network. He has a medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and a masters in public health from Harvard University. He is co-author of Generations at Risk: Reproductive Health and the Environment, which examines reproductive and developmental health effects of exposure to a variety of environmental toxicants. He is also co-author of In Harm's Way: Toxic Threats to Child Development, which discusses the impact of environmental exposures on neurological development in children. He has published a number of articles on related topics in peer-reviewed journals and has served on advisory committees of the US EPA and National Academy of Sciences.

Listen to a recording of Dr. Schettler's presentation with The New School at Commonweal on February 5, 2007.