Public Talks and Science Listens: A Community-Based Participatory Approach to Characterizing Environmental Health Risk Perceptions and Assessing Recovery Needs in the Wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

@inproceedings{Sullivan2009PublicTA,
  title={Public Talks and Science Listens: A Community-Based Participatory Approach to Characterizing Environmental Health Risk Perceptions and Assessing Recovery Needs in the Wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita},
  author={John Rep Sullivan and Bryan Parras and R. St. Marie and Wilma A. Subra and Sharon A. Petronella and J. Gorenstein and Robin Fuchs-Young and R. K. Santa and Andrea Chavarria and Jeanne A. Ward and Padma Diamond},
  booktitle={Environmental health insights},
  year={2009}
}
In response to the human health threats stemming from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, inter-disciplinary working groups representing P30-funded Centers of the National Institute Environmental Health Sciences were created to assess threats posed by mold, harmful alga blooms, chemical toxicants, and various infectious agents at selected sites throughout the hurricane impact zone. Because of proximity to impacted areas, UTMB NIEHS Center in Environmental Toxicology was charged with coordinating… CONTINUE READING

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