Seminar: Healthcare and the Environment: Emissions and Effects of Surgical Models and their Material Use

When:
April 20, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2015-04-20T14:00:00-04:00
2015-04-20T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
328 Malone Hall
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21218
USA
Contact:
Shamija Jackson
410-516-8680

Dr. Cassandra Thiel

Dr. Cassandra Thiel is a Fulbright-Nehru Fellow studying the lifecycle impacts of cataractsurgery at Aravind Eye Hospitalin Pondicherry, India. Dr.Thiel obtained her BS in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2009 and completed her PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013.

 

 

 

Healthcare and the Environment: Emissions and Effects of Surgical Models and their Material Use

The growing field of sustainability research endeavors to confront a fundamental challenge of our society- how  do we streamline our current consumption while simultaneously ensuring we can achieve our future requirements?In no area is this more evident than US healthcare. Spending on healthcare has reached nearly 18% of the USGDP. More

 

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