Here is the full text of Dr. Haviland’s acceptance speech before the graduating class of 2019 at the City University of New York’s (CUNY) Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy: Thank you, Dean El Mohandes. I am delighted to be here tonight, with Dr. Nabarro, Trustee Berger, CUNY...
Our health depends on the passage of an achievable Green New Deal
By Dr. Lyndon Haviland
The Green New Deal is all the rage in Congress, capturing our imaginations about new jobs, new industries and a cleaner energy future for the nation.
But the only way any deal will get done is if lawmakers don’t lose sight of the serious human health consequences of inaction. They must work together, show leadership and pass a realistic plan that may not please everyone, but will put our nation on a constructive path toward addressing the increasing health threat posed by climate change.
Dr. Haviland Honored by APHA Student Assembly
Lyndon Haviland was recently honored by The American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Student Assembly as the first recipient of the organization’s Millennium Award. The award recognizes Dr. Haviland’s “extraordinary dedication, leadership, mentorship and support.” From APHA’s Student Assembly: The APHA Student Assembly Millennium Award recognizes an individual’s extraordinary dedication, leadership, mentorship and...