Michele Marcus, Ph.D. – Lived Experiences Document and Validate a Community’s Struggle

Michele Marcus was recently featured as the NIEHS Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Grantee Highlight for her work on the NIEHS-funded Michigan PBB study. This study has followed multiple generations enrolled in the Michigan PBB Registry after the accidental replacement of livestock feed with a fire retardant lead to contamination of meat and dairy products with PBBs. Dr. Marcus and HERCULES CEC Director, Melanie Pearson, have worked tirelessly with the exposed community to address their concerns. Dr. Marcus has also received HERCULES Supplement and REAL student funding to enhance this work.  Read the full NIEHS PEPH Grantee Highlight here