Environmental Club Hosting Dr. Erin Haynes to Share Research on Air Manganese
Kent State University at East Liverpool’s Environmental Club will host two presentations on Tuesday, Oct. 24, by Dr. Erin Haynes, the lead researcher of the study examining the impact of air manganese on child neurodevelopment.
The first presentation will take place that day in the Quiet Study Lounge of Purinton Hall, 400 E. Fourth St., from 2 to 3:15 p.m., as Haynes meets with faculty and students to discuss her research methods and her interest in research. The public is invited.
A second presentation will take place, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Slak Shak in Purinton Hall. Because of limited seating, anyone attending the evening event must reserve a seat by following an online link at https://kent.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3pXmmRHSyPnB4Wh.
Haynes is an associate professor in the Division of Epidemiology at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. She is an environmental epidemiologist with expertise in metal toxicity, particularly manganese, and community-engaged research. She grew up in rural Appalachian Ohio and is passionate about working with rural communities to address their environmental health research questions.
Haynes received her master’s degree in toxicology from the University of Cincinnati and her doctorate in public health from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship through the Molecular Epidemiology in Children’s Environmental Health training program at the University of Cincinnati before joining UC as faculty.
Haynes is the director of the Community Engagement Core for the National Institute of Environmental Health Science-funded Environmental Health Center at UC and director of Translational Workforce Development for the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training. She also serves as the academic counselor for the International Society for Exposure Science.
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