Posts Tagged ‘Amy Stuart’

COPH researchers investigate the association of air pollution and risk of birth defects

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High levels of fine particulate air pollutants are associated with several select congenital heart defects and the highest level of benzene links to increased prevalence of orofacial clefts, a new USF College of Public Health study found. The clinical significance of the environmental factors in the risk for birth defects requires more study, however, because several […]

EH students resuscitate the Air and Waste Management Association

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Nisha Vijayakumar and Megan Reffert are on a mission. The environmental health graduate students are reviving the Air and Waste Management Association. It was once a thriving group in the college, but as active members graduated the program died down. Now, under the guidance of Amy L. Stuart, PhD, an associate professor specializing in air […]