Keeping Safe from Wildfire Smoke with Dr. Sarah Henderson


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Wildfire smoke is no joke. How can we protect our communities from its harm, even as the climate changes and wildfires increase? Join Dr. Sarah Henderson, renowned scientist in environmental public health, and Multi-Hazards podcast host Vin Nelsen as they discuss how we can adapt to the polluted skies as more wildfires engulf our forests and living spaces. Have a listen!

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Dr. Sarah Henderson's Bio:

Dr. Sarah Henderson is the Scientific Director in Environmental Health Services at the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC). She is also an Associate Professor in the University of British Columbia or UBC School of Population & Public Health.

Sarah Henderson started her career as an environmental engineer (Bachelor of Science, UBC, 2000), working on pollution abatement and control. She switched her focus to environmental epidemiology (PhD, UBC, 2009) when she first became interested in the public health consequences of engineering decisions.

Sarah joined the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) in 2010.

Bio is from the BC Centre for Disease Control:

Outro: "Electro Fight" by Kwon on YouTube Audio Library

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