Appointment/Election: Erika Marquez

Erika Marquez (Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy) recently was appointed to serve on the Lead Exposure and Prevention Advisory Committee (LEPAC) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the nation's health protection agency. Members of LEPAC provide advice and guidance to leaders at the CDC, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Marquez' term began July 1 and will go through June 30, 2021.

The Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy is housed within the UNLV School of Public Health.

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