Carla Pérez

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BACKGROUND Exposure assessment has shifted from pollutant monitoring in air, soil, and water toward personal exposure measurements and biomonitoring. This trend along with the paucity of health effect data for many of the pollutants studied raise ethical and scientific challenges for reporting results to study participants. METHODS We interviewed 26(More)
BACKGROUND We report on the challenges of obtaining Institutional Review Board (IRB) coverage for a community-based participatory research (CBPR) environmental justice project, which involved reporting biomonitoring and household exposure results to participants, and included lay participation in research. METHODS We draw on our experiences guiding a(More)
Acknowledgements This work is first and foremost a result of a community-based campaign that called upon and drove the collection of new data and by the campaign work and financial support of CBE's community members and friends. This report was made possible by the technical support of our academic partners, Rachel Air Resources Board and the support of(More)
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