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Grand Rounds in Population and Public Health: Reducing the Health Care Carbon

March 7, 2023 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences, and the Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center present guest speaker Jodi Sherman, MD, with a talk titled:

“Balancing Patient Safety and Pollution Prevention: Sustainable, Equitable Health Care”

Jodi Sherman, MD, is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology of the Yale School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in Environmental Health Sciences, and founding director of the Yale Program on Healthcare Environmental Sustainability in the Yale Center on Climate Change and Health. Dr. Sherman also serves as the Medical Director of Sustainability for Yale-New Haven Health System.

Dr. Sherman is an internationally recognized researcher in the emerging field of sustainability in clinical care. Her research interest is in life cycle assessment (LCA) of environmental emissions, human health impacts, and economic impacts of drugs, devices, clinical care pathways, and health systems.


Lunch will be served for in-person attendees following the event.

Welcome remarks by Flora L. Thornton Chair Howard Hu, MD, MPH, ScD


Rob McConnell, MD
Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences
Keck School of Medicine


Najmedin Meshkati, PhD
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Viterbi School of Engineering

Arash Motamed, MD, MBA
Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology (Clinician Educator)
Medical Director of Keck Hospital Main OR Anesthesia Inpatient Service
Keck School of Medicine

Bhavna Sharma, PhD
Assistant Professor of Architecture
USC School of Architecture


Keck School of Medicine of USC, Department of Population and Public Health Sciences
Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center


HYBRID: USC Zilka Neurogenetic Institute (ZNI), Herkoltz Room 111, and Zoom
1501 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033 United States
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