CONSERVATION AND HEALTH PART 3 Modern livestock Production: Are the Benefits Worth the Risks? In the United States and other developed nations we produce some of world’s safest, least expensive, and most accessible beef, pork, and poultry products. Because of their e_ciencies, US production techniques are being adopted worldwide to meet the protein needs for the world’s growing human population. Yet, the production methods can have adverse impacts upon our environment, and they have potential to amplify and spread dangerous emerging infectious diseases. _is forum will feature two experts who will present the advantages and the disadvantages of modern livestock production. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016 | 4:30-6:00PM FIELD AUDITORIUM, DUKE ENVIRONMENT HALL JAMES LOWE, DVM, MS College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   ELLEN SILBERGELD, PHD Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health SPEAKERS: GREGORY C. GRAY, MD, MPH, FIDSA Division of Infectious Diseases, Global Health Institute, & Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University ORGANIZER: THE PROVOST OFFICE SPONSOR: For more Information: Susan Jones | 919.684.2631 |