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Your Environment. Your Health.

Project 3: An Integrated Geospatial & Epidemiological Study of Associations Between Birth Defects and Arsenic Exposure in New England

Parent Title:
Children's Environmental Health & Disease Prevention Research Center at Dartmouth
Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Karagas, Margaret Rita (Contact); Shi, Xun
Dartmouth College
Most Recent Award Year:
Metals: Arsenic
Health Outcomes:
Birth Outcomes: Birth defects
Other Participant Data:
Estimate of drinking water arsenic exposure from public databases and previous epidemiologic studies

Related NIEHS-Funded Study Populations

The New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study

Principal Investigator:
Dartmouth College
New Hampshire; Vermont
Number of Participants::
2,000+ Mother-infant pairs
Brief Description::
This is a prospective pregnancy cohort study of mothers who use private wells for household water in New Hampshire designed to evaluate maternal/child health impacts of arsenic and other contaminants. The study has recruited over 2,500 mother-infant pairs (over 4,000 individuals) since 2009.
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