In the Spotlight

Brian Whitcomb

Results of a recent study to better understand modifiable factors such as physical activity that may affect a woman’s ability to conceive a child suggest that walking may help women to improve their chances of becoming pregnant.

Tim Ford, Chair of Environmental Health Sciences and Director of the Institute for Global Health (IGH), supported by a $285,000 grant from the PAHO Foundation, is leading a project to help improve surveillance and response to cholera in Haiti.