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Mexico City's 8 million inhabitants generate 73 cubic meters of wastewater per second. Much of this untreated wastewater flows to a valley north of the city, where it is used to irrigate corn and alfalfa for animal feed. A new wastewater treatment plant will soon become operational in the valley. What will its impact be?
We are exposed to metals and chemicals through the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, and even the things we touch. Since it is so easy to come into contact with these toxicants, it is important to learn what short and long-term effects they have on health.
The Early Life Exposures in Mexico to ENvironmental Toxicants (ELEMENT) cohort includes three birth cohorts from Mexico City maternity hospitals that have been followed for over two decades to learn how environmental exposures to metals and chemicals affect pregnant women and children.
Recent U-M SPH Epidemiology graduate, Sarah Bassiouni, spent the summer of 2015 working with the Blantyre Malaria Project, in Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa for her research internship.
MPH/MPP candidate Ali Abazeed describes his experience meeting Syrian refugees during his internship in Beirut, Lebanon.