10/20 InCHIP Lecture: Edward Maibach, PhD, MPH

Please join us for our next event in the Fall 2016 InCHIP Lecture Series!

"TV weathercasters as local climate change educators: From exploratory research to national network in 5 years"

Presented by InCHIP and the Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering (CESE)


Edward Maibach, PhD, MPH
George Mason University
Thursday, October 20, 2016
12:30 – 1:30pm

About the Speaker: Edward Maibach is a University Professor at George Mason University, and Director of Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication. Ed’s research – funded by NSF, NASA and private foundations – focuses on public engagement in climate change. Ed recently co-chaired the Engagement & Communication Working Group for the 3rd National Climate Assessment. Ed earned his PhD in communication science at Stanford University and his MPH at San Diego State University, and has previously served as Associate Director of the National Cancer Institute, Worldwide Director of Social Marketing at Porter Novelli, and Chairman of the Board for Kidsave International.

Co-Sponsored By:
UConn Allied Health Sciences
UConn Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion
UConn Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering
UConn Center for Public Health and Health Policy
UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
UConn Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
UConn Department of Communication
UConn Department of Human Development and Family Studies
UConn Global Affairs
UConn Neag School of Education
UConn Occupational and Environmental Medicine
UConn Office of Public Engagement
UConn School of Business
UConn School of Medicine

Location: The lecture will take place in Video Conference Room 204 on the second floor of the Ryan Building at 2006 Hillside Road at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. For directions and maps, see directions to InCHIP. Accessibility: elevator available in the building lobby on the ground floor.

To attend this lecture, please RSVP by clicking this link: Lecture RSVP. When you RSVP, you can request to arrange an individual meeting with Dr. Maibach on Thursday, October 20. Students are also invited to attend a discussion on career paths in communication with Dr. Maibach between 9-9:45am on October 20 (more information can be found in the RSVP form).

Web Stream: You can view this talk streamed live or afterwards at the InCHIP Lecture Series Website.

Any questions, please email: john.giardina@uconn.edu.

About the InCHIP Lecture Series: The InCHIP Lecture Series provides an invaluable forum for researchers – at InCHIP, throughout the UConn community, and beyond – to learn about new work in development by leading figures in health behavior change. The InCHIP Lecture Series also provides a venue for researchers to share late-breaking findings and identify emerging trends in health behavior research. For the current semester schedule, visit InCHIP 2016 – 2017 Lecture Series.