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Your Environment. Your Health.

Building Trust, Sharing Data: Grantee Promotes Participatory Research

, Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Ph.D.

During her Feb. 14 NIEHS Keystone Science Lecture, Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Ph.D., shared the numerous ways she works with communities to integrate their priorities into environmental health sciences research. The University of Arizona SRP Center researcher directs Gardenroots and Project Harvest, which are citizen science initiatives that engage community members about the health of their soil, water, and plants.

"Our lab uses an environmental justice framework and participatory research methods to investigate exposure pathways and communication strategies," she said. "We aim to translate environmental health sciences research into action that achieves structural change."

Read more in this NIEHS Environmental Factor newsletter article.

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