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Environmental Health Science Seminar – Current Trends in Teaching Environmental Health in Higher Education
UGA College of Public Health
Environmental Health Science
Fall Seminar Series
Current Trends in Teaching Environmental Health in Higher Education
This week’s speaker: Anne Marie Zimeri, Ph.D., Associate Professor, B.S.E.H. Program Director, & Undergraduate Internship Coordinator, Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, University of Georgia
This seminar will take place on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. online via Zoom. Zoom Meeting ID: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom details. Everyone is welcome to attend! For more information, contact Darien Bush.
Dr. Zimeri has been the Undergraduate Coordinator of the Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental Health (BSEH) from 2008-present. She is the instructor of record for the BSEH Degree program’s Introductory course, Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, Bioremediation, and Genetic Applications in Environmental Health courses. Dr, Zimeri’s research interest are in scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education. Her interests in pedagogy are focused on inspiring behavioral changes and environmentalism through coursework and training students for careers in public health.
Her most current research, funded by the FDA, was focused on food safety in the USDA Certified Organic System with the specific aim of characterizing the microbiome of soil amended with biological soil amendments of animal origin. She presents her work each year at the annual National Environmental Health Association Conference, which is attended by public health practitioners across the country, to connect scientific data to public health regulations and best practices.