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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has recently announced that Maureen Lichtveld, MD, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, will be joining its Advisory Board.
With more than 35 years of experience in environmental public health, Lichtveld will help support JHSON’s mission and contribute diverse perspective to the school’s local and global work. Lichtveld is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and serves as an endowed chair in environmental policy at the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium and is director of the Center for Gulf Coast Environmental Health Research, Leadership, and Strategic Initiatives.
JHSON Dean Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, tells Newswise.com, “Dr. Lichtveld has a wealth of knowledge gained from working all over the world. Her education, expertise, and lived experience will add tremendous value to our work, and we are excited for her enthusiasm to invest in our school.”
Lichtveld began her career in her early twenties working as a physician in the Amazon rainforest and over the course of her career she has researched environmentally-induced disease, health disparities, environmental health policy, disaster preparedness, public health systems, and community resilience.
JHSON’s Nursing Advisory Board consists of members from across disciplines and professions to help advocate for the school’s leadership and success. Lichtveld has been inducted in the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars and earned honors including being named CDC’s Environmental Health Scientist of the Year and Woman of the Year by the City of New Orleans. She is also a member of the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council and the EPA Scientific Advisory Board.
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