Children in homes relying on private well water are 25 percent more likely to have elevated blood lead levels than children in homes served by community water, according to a new study by Indiana University researchers.
Environmental and Occupational Health
IU Safety Program students Dana Hildebrand, Carolyn Moore, Isabella Byers, Kelsi Finch, and Graham Turner have been awarded over $5000 in scholarships from the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals during the 2019 Indiana Safety and Health Conference in February.
A high-tech startup founded by an Indiana University researcher-entrepreneur has been awarded a federal grant to develop technology that aims to reduce the use of animals in chemical toxicity studies of food, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and other products. Dream Tech LLC has received a one-year STTR Phase I award worth $245,130 from the National Center for Advancing… Read more »
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has awarded the 2018 Edward J. Baier Technical Achievement Award to a team which includes Dr. Shawn Gibbs and Ms. Aurora Le at the Indiana University School of Public Health, both in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. The AIHA honors individuals who provide significant contributions to the… Read more »