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Marc Edwards, Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor at Virginia Tech

Marc Edwards, Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor at Virginia Tech

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Marc Edwards, MacArthur Foundation Fellow and Virginia Tech-based Civil Engineer who uncovered the Flint water crisis, where residents were poisoned from high levels of lead and other contaminants through the municipal drinking water system. Dr. Edwards discusses his efforts to uncover the crisis, and his team’s efforts to help mitigate the water contamination crisis and related health issues.

Gary Cohen, Founder and President of Health Care Without Harm

Gary Cohen, Founder and President of Health Care Without Harm

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Gary Cohen, 2015 MacArthur Fellow and Founder and President of Health Care Without Harm. His work is focused on motivating the health care industry “do no harm” by reducing the use of toxic materials and fossil fuels to positively impact climate change.