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Deep Water Horizon: Women and Their Children's Health (WaTCH)

Principal Investigator:
Trapido, Edward
Institution:
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans
Location:
Southeast Louisiana
Number of Participants:
Recruiting to 2,500 women and 800 children
Lifestage of Participants:
Youth (1-18 years), Adulthood (18+ years)
Exposures:
Environmental disaster (oil spill), Nutrition/Diet, Arsenic, Cadmium, Chromium, Nickel, Manganese, Lead, Resiliency
Health Outcomes:
Neurological outcomes, Respiratory outcomes, Immunologic outcomes, Reproductive outcomes
Brief Description:
This is a longitudinal study examining the short- and long-term health effects from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Louisiana. The study plans on enrolling 2,500 women and 800 children from 2012 to 2017.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

Project 2: Women and Their Children’s Health Cohort Study

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Peters, Edward S
Institution:
Louisiana State University
Most Recent Award Year:
2011
Additional Details

Project 3: Assessment of Community Stressor on Children

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Abramson, David
Institution:
Louisiana State University
Most Recent Award Year:
2011
Additional Details