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SCHOLARS IN THE NEWS
March 17, 2023
The University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Public health postdoc Dr. Denise Moreno Ramírez, a leader in environmental justice who applies community-engaged research to investigate environmental contamination, will soon be the focus of a new documentary and will be featured by the University of Arizona at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, TX.
February 3, 2023
Public Health Post
Using their recently developed Housing and Environmental Quality Index, researchers found that 79% of U.S. households had at least one environmental risk factor in their home.
January 23, 2023
There’s been a heated debate lately about gas stoves and potential government regulation. The fire was lit last week after a member of a federal consumer agency suggested the government might ban them in newly built homes. That was quickly shot down by the White House but there’s still a new focus on the health...
January 19, 2023
Environmental Health News
Racist beauty standards are driving the use of beauty products that are often contaminated with chemicals that alter the human endocrine system, cause organ damage, and spur cancer in communities of color, according to new research.
December 23, 2022
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Four researchers affiliated with NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) Core Centers have been selected to join the JPB Environmental Health Fellowship Program, administered by the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University.
December 21, 2022
“Durham’s environmentalists, activists, and planners must reevaluate what Highway 55 represents to Durham and more broadly North Carolina.”
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Science Snippets: Lariah Edwards
Fellow Lariah Edwards discusses how racist beauty standards, harmful chemicals and communities of color intersect.
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Science Snippets: Misbath Daouda
Fellow Misbath Daouda discusses air pollution in Ghanaian mothers and children.
Science Snippets: Lorraine Velez-Torres
Fellow Lorraine Velez-Torres discusses fungal spores in Puerto Rico.