CANE-ACIIE presented Dr. Roxana Chicas via Webinar on January 18, 2022 from 1400 to 1500 EST. View the Recording!
About this event
Agricultural workers are at increased risk of heat-related illness and recent field studies point to specific risk factors. This presentation is intended to prepare agricultural safety and health professionals for the upcoming summer season and provide evidence-based solutions for the prevention of heat-related illness in the agricultural work environment.
Dr. Roxana Chicas
Roxana Chicas is an Assistant Professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, where she researches occupational and environmental health disparities, investigating the physiological effects of chronic heat exposures among agricultural workers. She previously completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the School of Medicine at Emory University, focusing on the impact of heat exposure and dehydration on renal physiology and pathophysiology. As a bilingual bicultural nurse scientist, she is committed to conducting research that informs policy to advance environmental justice.
View Recorded Webinar on our YouTube Channel