December Webinar – Camp Lejune: A Case Study, presented by Frank Bove, ScD (now available to download)

Bove headshotMonday, Dec. 1st  1:00 – 2:00pm EST
Webinar Title: “Camp Lejeune: A Case Study”
Presenter: Frank Bove, Sc.D.

On Monday, December 1, 2014, PROTECT hosted the second installment of its webinar series, Careers in Environmental Health Sciences, during which guest speaker Dr. Frank Bove discussed his experience as an epidemiologist and his work at Camp Lejeune. Please click here to view the recorded webinar.



Frank Bove is a senior epidemiologist in the Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)/CDC since 1991. His  research has focused on the health effects of drinking water  contamination and exposures to toxic waste sites. Currently, he is working on health studies evaluating drinking water exposures to high  concentrations of TCE, PCE, and vinyl chloride at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, for which he recently won the 2014 David Ozonoff Unsung Hero Award.

Camp Lejune 2From 1986 to 1991, Dr. Bove was a research scientist  at the NJ Department of Health, Environmental Health Service. He has a masters in Environmental Health Science (1984), and a Sc.D jointly in  Occupational Health Science and in Epidemiology (1987), from the Harvard  University School of Public Health. Bove has a BA in Political Science  and in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania (1973). From 1973 to 1975, he attended graduate school in philosophy at Boston University  (no degree). During 1975-1982, he worked as an organizer in the Boston  Metro area on various issues including energy, environment, health,  housing, and welfare rights. He is currently on the board of ECO-Action, a grassroots environmental organization in Atlanta, GA.

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