Friday, January 11, 2019

Mark Nieuwenhuijsen: New President of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology

News from ISGlobal

Two researchers from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a research centre supported by the ”la Caixa” Banking Foundation, have been elected to the Executive Council of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE): Mark Nieuwenhuijsen as president of the Council and Michelle Turner as secretary-treasurer.

“Their election represents a great accomplishment for ISGlobal and consolidates its global leadership in the area of environmental epidemiology” explains ISGlobal researcher Manolis Kogevinas, who was president of ISEE in 2016 and 2017.

“Being president of the ISEE represents a great challenge and responsibility. I am excited to accept the office and hope to contribute to the goal of ensuring that the field of environmental epidemiology plays an important role in the world, in both the scientific arena and in policy decision making” said Mark Nieuwenhuijsen.

Michelle Turner says that she is “enthusiastic about this opportunity to play a leading role to ensure the continued organizational and financial success of the Society and support professionals working in the field of environmental epidemiology”.

More information:
ISGlobal Website