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Monday, June 4, 2012, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Media Advisory: NIH, EPA announce competition to develop personal air pollution and health sensors
Members of the media are invited to attend an announcement, followed by press availability, on a new nationwide competition called the My Air, My Health Challenge. The competition is offering cash awards for developing a personal, portable sensor system that measures air pollution and a person’s physiological response to it.
Join leaders from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), which is part of the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as they announce the competition and cash awards.
Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Glenn Paulson, Ph.D.
EPA Science Advisor
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Announcement of the competition (Main Auditorium, East Salon)
Press availability (Salon D)
The Health Data Initiative Forum III: Health Datapalooza
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001
via webcast at http://www.HDIforum.org
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