Superfund Research Program
Research Translation Core
Project Leader: Kathleen Gray
Grant Number: P42ES005948
Funding Period: 2006-2018
News Items List
UNC Team Meets with WIC Program to Enhance Communication of Fish Advisories to Vulnerable Populations
SRP News Page - February 2017
On January 18, members of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center presented information on contaminants in fish in local waterways to a group of 22 nutritionists and case managers with the Lincoln Community Health Center WIC Program in Durham, North Carolina. UNC SRP Research Translation Core (RTC) leader Kathleen Gray described local fish consumption advisories (FCAs) and effective ways to communicate them to the general public, focusing on key messaging and how communication can be improved.
Bioavailability Fact Sheet Now Available
SRP News Page - August 2016
An educational fact sheet on bioavailability of arsenic and lead in soils at Superfund sites is available for use, thanks to a partnership between the University of Arizona (UA) and the University of North Carolina (UNC) Superfund Research Program (SRP) Centers.
Community guide for eating fish from North Carolinas Triangle area
Environmental Factor - August 2016
A new guide will help local anglers identify fish that are safe to eat, thanks to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center. The new website and brochure provide health advisories on consumption of fish caught in the North Carolina Triangle area.
UNC Environmental Resource Program recognized for partnerships and community service
Environmental Factor - May 2015
The NIEHS-funded Environmental Resource Program (ERP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) was honored for its partnerships with North Carolina organizations and its project to communicate fish consumption advisories to people who may eat fish caught in contaminated waterways.
SRP network helps parents understand vapor intrusion in schools
Environmental Factor - March 2015
NIEHS-funded experts on vapor intrusion joined a meeting Feb. 9 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to educate communities in two schools located over contaminated groundwater about potential health effects of chemical exposures.
Duke and UNC SRP scientists connect with journalists
Environmental Factor - April 2014
To help the public better understand the real-world applications of their research, the NIEHS-funded Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Superfund Research Program (SRP) Research Translation Cores (RTC) co-hosted a workshop March 5-6, focused on communicating science to the media.