“The Health of the Country Depends Upon the Health of the Negro': Nature of Pandemics and Protests in the 20th and 21st Centuries”. Invited Speaker to Spring 2021 Nature and Health Symposium. Nature and Health at the University of Washington. Seattle, WA, April 28, 2021.
“Environmental Racism: An Old Wine in a New Bottle”. Invited Speaker to Spring 2021 Seminar Series. Columbia Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. New York, NY, April 15, 2021.
“The Color of Greenspace: Optimizing the Value of Nature and Open Space for Everyone". Invited Speaker to 2021 Land Conservation Conference Webinar Series. Forever Maryland Foundation. Forest Hill, MD, March 31, 2021.
“Moving Targets: Racialized and Socialized Barriers to Active Transportation". Invited Speaker to Accelerating Active Transportation Change in Northern Virginia. George Mason University. Fairfax, VA, March 25, 2021.
“Nothing Can Change Until It Is Faced': Structural Racism and COVID-19 Outcomes". Invited Speaker to The Cheverly Community Forum for Accountability and Action. Cheverly, MD, March 19, 2021.
Expert Testimony. Senate Bill 0026, State Highway Administration - State Highways and Interstate Highways - Litter Collection and Mowing, Finance Committee, Maryland General Assembly, February 10, 2021.
“Active Living Research: From Pupil to Professor”. Invited Speaker to University of California Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series. University of California. Los Angeles, CA , October 19, 2020.
“Practicing Resilience in Graduate School and Preventing Burnout: A Health Wellness Model”. Invited Speaker to Dinner with IRT and McNair Graduate Students. University of Maryland. College Park, MD, March 28, 2019.
“Community Based Active Living Research in the Washington DC Area”. NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, DC Cardiovascular Health and Obesity Collaborative, Community Advisory Board Meeting. Howard University. Washington, DC, June 25, 2018.
“Transportation Equity Issues in the State of Maryland”. 4th Symposium on Environmental Justice and Health Disparities in Maryland and the Washington, DC Region. College Park, MD, May 12, 2018.
“Piscataway Park Rx Day Keynote Speaker”. Park Rx America and Accokeek Foundation. Accokeek, MD, April 29, 2018.
“Sedentary Behaviors Among Washington, DC Area Children: Findings from the BEAP Study”. Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth & Families Foundation. Arlington, VA, December 18, 2017.
“Transit, Obesity and Public Health”. Action Committee for Transit, Silver Spring Civic Center. Silver Spring, MD, October 10, 2017.
“Symposium Speaker Presentation - Active Living Among Washington, DC Area Youth”. International Symposium "Active Living and Environment: Towards a Healthier and More Sustainable Future", University of Otago. Dunedin, New Zealand, August 29, 2017.
“Active Transportation Behaviors and Perceptions Among Washington, DC Area Youth”. International Symposium "Active Living and Environment: Towards a Healthier and More Sustainable Future", University of Otago. Dunedin, New Zealand, August 28, 2017.
“Built Environment and Active Living Among Washington, DC Area Youth”. Active Living Laboratory Research Seminar Series, School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Otago. Dunedin, New Zealand, August 8, 2017.
“Kids, Let’s Stand Up!: Findings from the Built Environment and Active Play Study”. Counseling Center’s Research and Development Series, University of Maryland. College Park, MD, October 19, 2016.
“Active Transportation Among Washington, DC Area Children”. National Center for Smart Growth, 2016 Brown Bay Webinar Series, University of Maryland. College Park, MD, October 3, 2016.
“Sedentary Behaviors Among Washington, DC Area Children”. Fall Seminar Series, Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology. University of Maryland. College Park, MD, September 28, 2016.
“Where Have All the Children Gone: Findings from the Built Environment and Active Play Study”. Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE) Collegium of Scholars, University of Maryland. College Park, MD, March 9, 2016.
Invited Talks, Panels, Key Notes, and More!
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