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EPA ADMINISTRATOR WHITMAN AND NIEHS DIRECTOR OLDEN TO ANNOUNCE NEW CHILDREN’S ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CENTERS
Release Date: 10/24/2001
CONTACT: Patricia Schultz, (513) 569-7966
For Immediate Release No. 01-OPA170
CINCINNATI, OHIO (Oct. 24, 2001) — U.S. EPA Administrator Christie Whitman and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' Director Dr. Kenneth Olden on Thursday will jointly announce four new children's environmental health research centers to be located around the nation.
Whitman and Olden will be joined by the four new Children's Health Research Center directors - George Lambert, Center for Childhood Neurotoxicology and Assessment (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey); Bruce Lanphear, Children's Environmental Health Center (Children's Hospital of Cincinnati); Issac Pessah, Center for the Study of Environmental Factors in the Etiology of Autism (University of California at Davis); and Susan Schantz, Friend's Children's Environmental Health Center (University of Illinois at Champaign.)
The four new center directors will be available for interviews immediately following the event.
WHEN: Thursday, October 25, 2001, 12 p.m.
WHERE: Children's Hospital Health Center (Albert B. Sabin Education Center)
3333 Burnet Avenue
Parking is available for TV vans along the drive in front of the Sabin Center. To get there, please enter Cincinnati Children's Medical Center's main entrance and turn left at the drive in front of the Albert B. Sabin Education Center. Additional parking is available in the visitor parking garage.
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