Cushing Wins Prestigious Fellowship in Environmental Health

Monday, October 15, 2018

"Assistant Professor of Health Education Lara Cushing has been selected as one of 20 environmental health experts nationally for the JPB Environmental Health Fellowship at Harvard. The fellowship was established to promote a new generation of environmental health scholars who are committed to comprehensive approaches to address health disparities in disadvantaged communities. The fellowship supports junior faculty or research scientists who are at an early career stage at institutions across the U.S. It facilitates learning opportunities from recognized scientific leaders on conducting rigorous research on social and environmental factors that contribute to health disparities, and the appropriate methods required for this work, providing mentorship and funding up to $240,000 over the course of a two to three and a half-year period."

Feature From: SF State's CHSS Connection Newsletter, October 2018