BU presents medical geology lecture

BLOOMSBURG— Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania presents Brett McLaurin, Ph.D., professor of environmental, geographical and geological sciences at BU for a lecture titled, “Medical Geology: Mineral Dust Origin, Exposure Processes and Potential Health Impact” on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Hartline Science Center, room 108.

McLaurin graduated both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in geology from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington and in 2000 earned a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Wyoming. 

McLaurin spent four years as a principal geologist with Vulcan Materials, an international producer of construction materials before moving to Las Vegas where he pursued his postdoctoral scholar for two years at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Since 2007, McLaurin has been a professor in the department of geography and geosciences at Bloomsburg University.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,300 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.