Mary Lynn Morgan Lecture, 2009
2009 Dr. Linda McCauley
Dr. Linda McCauley was selected as the eleventh speaker in the Mary Lynn Morgan Annual Lecture on Women and Health. Her lecture is titled "Gender Differences in Environmental Health Threats," will take place at Emory's Center for Ethics, Room 102 on Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.
Linda McCauley, PhD, FAAN, RN, became Dean of Emory University's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing in May 2009. A renowed envrionmental health researcher and member of the Institute of Medicine, Dean McCauley is anational leader in the area of pesticide exposure and its impact on vulnerable populations, particularly children andmigrant farm workers.
Dean McCauley will discuss what cutting-edge research at Emory and elsewhere is telling us about how men and women may react differently to chemicals in their environment. Drawing on both her own research and that of others, she'll present intriguing case studies highlighting female resistances as well as susceptibilities to environmental health threats.