Tracy Punshon to Speak at New England Celiac Organization Annual Meeting
Dartmouth Superfund Program researcher Tracy Punshon will be speaking at the New England Celiac Organization (NECO) Annual Meeting in Boston, MA on October 16. She will be presenting on dietary arsenic exposure for Celiac Disease patients from a Gluten-Free diet. Annual meeting information and registration link.
Kathrin Lawlor to Present at APHA Annual Meeting
Kathrin Lawlor, our Community Engagement Coordinator, will present a poster titled, Study to evaluate private well testing behavior leads to resource to empower communities to ensure safe drinking water, at the APHA's (American Public Health Association) Annual Meeting on October 31 in Denver, CO. For information on the annual meeting.
Dartmouth SRP Researchers Awarded ECHO Grant
Dartmouth Superfund Program researchers Margaret Karagas, Tracy Punshon, and Brian Jackson are part of a group of investigators from Dartmouth who have received the new ECHO (Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes) grant from NIH (National Institutes of Health) of up to $42 million to study environmental influences on child health. The New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study (NHBCS)a research project that since 2009 has been investigating how various factors such as contaminants (for example arsenic) in the environment affect the health of pregnant women and their children in New Hampshire and Vermontwill receive up to $40 million in funding over the next seven years to help lead ECHO's research efforts. Geisel Insider.
Director Bruce Stanton Interviewed About Arsenic
Dartmouth Superfund Program Director Bruce Stanton was interviewed about arsenic in drinking water and treatment options on WABI-TV in Maine. The segment aired on September 22 and was done in cooperation with the Mt Desert Island Marine Biological Lab. .Interview.
Shannon Rogers New CEC Leader
Welcome to Shannon Rogers who is the new Dartmouth Superfund Program Community Engagement Core Leader. Shannon is a graduate of Dartmouth College's Environmental Studies Program and has a Ph.D. in Resource Administration and Management from UNH. Her expertise includes stakeholder participation in natural resource and decision-making and community-based research. Shannon's bio.
Arsenic in Food Session Selected for AAAS 2017 Meeting
The session on arsenic in food, From Soil to Plate to Policy was selected for the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) 2017 annual meeting. It will take place February 16-20 in Boston, MA. Margaret Karagas, Ph.D., David Salt, Ph.D. and Keeve Nachman, Ph.D. will be the presenters for the session. For more information.
Dartmouth Researchers Study Potential Toxic Effects of Rice Consumption of Younger Children
New research published in JAMA Pediatrics examines the potential toxic effects of increased rice exposure in food consumed by children early in life. The research, led by Margaret Karagas, studied the association of urinary arsenic concentration in urine at 12 months with their consumption of rice during their first year.