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HERCULES Pilot Seminar

Eri Saikawa: “Community-Based Assessments of Soil Contamination and Childhood Exposure to Heavy Metals in Atlanta Urban Agriculture” Stefanie Ebelt: “Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Health in the CHDWB Cohort (TRAPHIC Study)”

“Driving innovation: The partnership between Rollins and Georgia Tech fuels rich discovery”

Rollins Magazine included a feature article on the productive collaborations between Emory and Georgia Tech (“Driving innovation: The partnership between Rollins and Georgia Tech fuels rich discovery“). This article is packed with work by HERCULES investigators (air pollution, Center for Global Safe WASH, Georgia Climate Project) and highlights two HERCULES pilot projects. Story by Martha […]

A Community-Engaged Pilot Study Leads to EPA Site Investigation

Emory University’s HERCULES Exposome Research Center funded a community-engaged pilot project investigating urban soil contamination in Atlanta. The study has led to an EPA site investigation and is an example of how partnering with communities strengthens science and expands its impact.

Human Health Effects Associated with Fracking

HERCULES Research Services Core Lead, Stefanie Sarnat, is on the research committee of HEI-Energy, an affiliate organization of the Health Effects Institute that focuses on environmental health issues surrounding onshore unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD, which is commonly referred to as fracking) in the US. The committee has recently released two reports, one on […]