New faculty include Timothy Ford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences; Associate Professor of Community Health Education Susan Shaw; and Assistant Professors Xiangrong Kong (Biostatistics) and Sara Mamo (Communication Disorders).
The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.
The SPHHS recipients were Aline Gubrium, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, Krystal Pollitt, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, and Ning Zhang, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management.
The interview, part of Clean Water's efforts in honor of International Women's Day, examines Vandenberg's path to environmental health research, sexism in the sciences, and the importance of women mentors.
The $92,610 grant will fund a yearlong project that aims to increase awareness of new toxicology techniques in Russia.
She says the reported contaminants are "a cause for concern because the chemicals can build up in the human body."
The International Dose-Response Society has opened registration and announced a call for posters for its 16th annual conference, which will be held this year on April 18-19, 2017 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Center, with the theme “Preconditioning in Biology and Medicine: Mechanisms and Translational Research.”
The article examines health concerns related to new fast-food packaging materials.
Edward Calabrese, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and a critic of the current linear no-threshold (LNT) approach to risk assessment for radiation and toxic chemicals, argues in a new publication that the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) made an error in adopting the LNT because the research findings on which they relied contained a fundamental error, unknown to them and only discovered decades later.
She and her team found subtle but striking behavior changes in nesting mothers exposed during pregnancy and lactation and in their daughters exposed in utero.
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