Texas A&M Superfund Center Trains Environmental Scientists, Practitioners In Disaster Research Response

Forty environmental health scientists from around the country gathered at Texas A&M University to hone the skills necessary to understand and respond to complex natural and man-made disasters during Texas A&M Superfund Research Center’s 2021 Disaster Research Training Workshop, Dec. 2-3. Twenty-one trainees represented Texas A&M entities, including the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical […]

Texas A&M Superfund Trainee Receives National K.C. Donnelly Award

Alexandra Cordova, a Ph.D. student in the Texas A&M Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology (IFT) program, has been awarded a prestigious K.C. Donnelly Externship Award Supplement by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP). As one of 14 award recipients, Cordova received $10,000 to fund her research with Los Alamos National […]

Texas A&M School of Public Health, Superfund Center Present Community Webinars On COVID-19 Disparities, Encouraging Vaccination

When the COVID-19 pandemic first began, scientists were faced with a serious challenge—how to educate the general public on a disease that they themselves knew so little about. During the past year, however, science has made great advances in its knowledge of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, even to the point of developing multiple […]

Texas A&M Superfund Research Center Hosts Annual Program Meeting, More Than 650 Attendees

More than 650 people from across the United States attended the 2020 Annual Meeting of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIEHS) Hazardous Substance Basic Research and Training Program (Superfund Research Program) on Dec. 14-15, during which researchers from across the country came together to showcase and discuss the latest research and accomplishments in […]

Texas A&M, NC State Researchers Develop Online Tool For COVID-19 Risk Assessment

COLLEGE STATION, April 2, 2020—The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, and government and health care organizations around the world are generating vast amounts of data and models to help inform decisions. However, the majority of impactful decisions on how to handle the crisis are made at the local level, where consistent access and analysis […]

CVM Researchers Develop New Tool To Help Communities Access Data On Environmental Risk

Researchers at Texas A&M have developed a tool called HGBEnviroScreen that makes data reporting environmental and social risks more accessible to community members and community-based organizations (CBOs). Published in the International Journal of Environmental and Public Health, this project is a collaboration with North Carolina State University and the Environmental Defense Fund. The project team, […]

Superfund Center Celebrates Successful ‘Plan Ahead, Be Prepared’ Event

The Texas A&M Superfund Research Center’s “Plan Ahead, Be Prepared” event gathered emergency response experts from across the state to educate Texas A&M faculty, staff, and students and the Bryan/College Station community on the importance of being prepared for natural disasters. On Feb. 10, emergency vehicles of all types filled Kyle Field Plaza while Texas […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center to Host ‘Plan Ahead, Be Prepared’ Event

In conjunction with Texas A&M’s Disaster Week 2020, the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center will bring together members of the emergency response community to share with students, faculty, and staff valuable tips on planning ahead. “Plan Ahead Be Prepared” will be held on Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kyle Field […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Partners with National Taiwan University

A memorandum of understanding between Texas A&M University and National Taiwan University will strengthen collaborations in the areas of disaster research and preparedness and provide both institutions with the opportunity to study disaster response on a global scale. Dr. Ivan Rusyn, director of the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center and University Professor at the College […]

Training Prepares Environmental Health Scientists for Disaster Research

The Texas A&M Superfund Research Center hosted more than 30 environmental health scientists from Texas A&M University and 10 other academic centers from around the country to learn practical and applied skills that enable them to understand the complex nature of disaster response and conduct research in challenging situations as part of a Disaster Research […]

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