$6.9M Grant Benefits Environmental Health Research In Arid Climates

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The Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center has been awarded a five-year $6.9 million grant to continue to study the effects of arsenic, air particulates, sunlight and other environmental factors affecting the health of individuals residing in arid climates worldwide. BIO5 members Dr. Jeffrey Burgess, associate dean of research and professor at the UA College of Public Health, and Dr. Dean Billheimer, co-director of the integrated health sciences facility core and leader of the data science resource at the center, discuss the opportunities the new grant will provide.