The Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program uses an interdisciplinary approach to investigate the ways in which arsenic and mercury in the environment affect ecosystems and human health. We communicate our results to communities, grass-roots organizations, and state and federal agencies, and we train students to conduct research from both a clinical and community-based perspective. We hope you will be inspired to ask questions about our work, and will learn about the ways these metals may affect your health.


Dartmouth Earth Sciences Seminar Series: Joe Ayotte, U.S. Geological Survey, April 24

Ayotte will present, Approaches to statistical modeling of concentrations of arsenic in groundwater. Steele Bldg, Room 007, 3:00pm-4:30pm.

Mark Borsuk, Ph.D. Invited Keynote Speaker at the NH DES Source Water Protection Conference May 6

Dr. Borsuk will present the CEC and RTC work to survey private well owners to determine barriers to private well testing and treatment. Borsuk and Kathrin Lawlor, CEC Corrdinator, will sit on a roundtable panel for an afternoon session on private well outreach and education. The session will be moderated by Laurie Rardin, RTC Coordinator. Conference registration is still open.

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Stanton Honored with Selection for Hans Ussing Lecture

Director Bruce Stanton, Ph.D. was selected to give the Hans Ussing Lecture at the Experimental Biology 2016 Conference in San Diego. The Hans Ussing Lecturers recognizes scientists who have made fundamental contributions to our understanding of epithelia transport and diseases of epithelial transport.

NE SRP Training Workshop Big Success

The Northeast Superfund Research Program (SRP) Training Workshop was held April 2-3, 2015, at Boston University Medical Campus. The workshop was jointly organized by the SRP Centers at Boston University, Dartmouth College, and Northeastern University PROTECT Center. The Workshop included career development and science communication training.

Director Stanton Speaks at University of Kentucky

Bruce Stanton, Ph.D., presented as part of the UK Superfund Research Program Seminar Series on April 8-9 to the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection and the UK SRP.

Researcher Brian Jackson in NYT on Arsenic in Rice Crackers

Brian Jackson, Ph.D. speaks to Deborah Blum for the NYT Column Ask Well; Dartmouth Now Coverage

Latest Papers

Researcher Tracy Punshon Publishes Paper on Measuring Babies' and Pregnant Women's Exposure to Arsenic

The paper in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology reports on a Dartmouth study that shows a pregnant woman's placenta can indicate level of arsenic exposure in babies and pregnant women. Coverage in US News & World Report Health and Dartmouth Now.

Technology Transfer Paper Published by Researcher Brian Jackson

The paper Fast ion chromatography-ICP-QQQ for Arsenic Speciation has been published in the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectometry. Click here to read the paper.

Two Papers Published by Dartmouth Researchers in Environmental Health Perspectives

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Mercury: From Source to Seafood

WATCH Mercury: From Source to Seafood to learn how mercury enters the seafood we eat, why eating low-mercury fish is important for good health, and how to keep mercury out of the environment.

In Small Doses: Arsenic

WatchIn Small Doses: Arsenic and learn about the risks of exposure to arsenic in private well water.

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