Public Health Film Series: MisLEAD: America’s Secret Epidemic

  • October 16, 2013
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Coffman Theater, University of MN Twin Cities
MisLEAD: America's Secret Epidemic is the first documentary (feature length) film that undertakes an intellectually rigorous, emotionally compelling and illuminating inquiry into a hidden epidemic that impacts one in three American children today. Tamara Rubin, an Oregon mother whose children were poisoned, travels the country talking with parents and top experts across many fields—uncovering surprising answers.

A post-film panel, including experts and the filmmaker, will answer audience questions. The event is free and open to the public; registration is requested, but not required.

The speakers are: Amy Allen Gooder, mother of lead poisoned children; Rachelle Menanteau Peleska, Lead & Healthy Homes Education & Outreach Program Director for Sustainable Resources Center; Tamara Rubin, filmmaker; William Toscano, Ph.D, professor and division head, University of Minnesota School of Public Health; Stephanie Yendell, DVM, MPH, epidemiologist principal, Lead/Healthy Homes Program, Environmental Health Division, Minnesota Department of Health.

Date & time: Wednesday, Oct. 16
5 PM Doors open/free refreshments provided
5:30 PM film begins

Location: Coffman Memorial Union Theater, 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0110

More info and registration: http://sph.umn.edu/filmseries

Questions: Contact mart1047@umn.edu


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