Environmental and Occupational Health

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Dr. Shawn Gibbbs - IU School of Public Health-Bloomington and CUNY partner to host Fulbright Junior Faculty program for second year

Dr. Rodrigo Armijos (Director) and Dr. Meg Weigel (Co-Director) are pleased to announce that the new Global Environmental Health Research Laboratory located in SPH 054 is up and running. Research in the lab is currently focused in three major areas: (1) infectious disease epidemiology, prevention and control, (2) the effects of exposure to air pollution on oxidative stress, inflammation, and cardiorespiratory disease in children and other vulnerable groups, and (3) the effects of prenatal and postnatal food insecurity on nutrition, health, growth and development. The lab is currently training five graduate and undergraduate students in environmental health research laboratory and field methods.