Reflection about environment health class.

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After reviewing these resources, write a 250 word or more reflection with your responses to what you saw. Please answer the following questions:

1.  What was one or two interesting things that you learned about Dr. Dominici’s personal history?

2.  What are the sources of fine particulate matter and what are its potential human health impacts?

3. Dr. Dominici mentions the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), which are set by our federal law the Clean Air Act regulating the amount of pollutants allowed in our air. What did Dr. Dominici’s research find about cities where the amount of pollution was well below the NAAQS?

4.  What do these articles tell you about the types of people that do science?


links : 

  1. Read more about Dr. Dominici’s path to ending up at Harvard here: https://www.corriere.it/english/16_novembre_28/harvard-s-italian-genius-saving-the-environment-with-maths-9eab5fa6-b58f-11e6-a2c1-e1ab33bf33ae.shtml?refresh_ce-cp (PDF version attached)
  2. Read more about Dr. Dominici’s dedication to women’s success at universities here: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/11/having-it-all-at-harvard/ (PDF version attached)
  3. Watch this brief YouTube video featuring Dr. Dominici and one of her collaborators on a project investigating the adverse health effects of air pollution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDJmsB8L3K0
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