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Pediatric lead exposures and health effects from hazardous waste sites in Asia

October 5, 2012 | Research Brief

Dr. Jack Caravanos publishes in Environmental Research: The Burden of Disease from Pediatric Lead Exposure at Hazardous Waste Sites in 7 Asian Countries with collaborators from Blacksmith Institute and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. The paper describes the collection of environmental data and estimates of childhood disease impairment in 7 Asian Countries. It is part of Dr. Caravanos’ continuing research program exploring environmental health risks in low and middle income countries. Dr. Caravanos is an associate professor at CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College.

Link to News Article or Research Study (abstract or article): http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22999658

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