Moos Family Speaker Series: The Global Problem of Pharmaceutical Pollution
April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Join Freshwater and UMN College of Biological Sciences for their Moos Family Speaker Series: The Global Problem of Pharmaceutical Pollution featuring Dr. Alistair Boxall, Professor in Environmental Science in the Department of Environment and Geography, University of York, U.K.
Dr. Boxall regularly advises national and international organizations on issues relating to chemical impacts on the environment and has been crunching the data from a recent global monitoring study. They measured 61 drugs in watersheds in 105 countries and he will have a lot of interesting, new material to share.
During the panel discussion we will be joined by experts in Minnesota, Dr. Mark Ferrey of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Eva Carlson, Director of University Relations for RoundtableRx to hear the extent of the problem here at home and how it is being addressed.