Skip Navigation
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser.

This website may not display properly with Internet Explorer. For the best experience, please use a more recent browser such as the latest versions of Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and/or Mozilla Firefox. Thank you.

COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

Get the latest public health information from CDC. Get the latest research information from NIH.

Your Environment. Your Health.

Progress Reports: LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans: Interprofessional Approach to Developing a Diverse Workforce Ready to Address Emerging Technologies in Occupational Health and Safety

Superfund Research Program

Interprofessional Approach to Developing a Diverse Workforce Ready to Address Emerging Technologies in Occupational Health and Safety

Project Leader: Kari Brisolara
Grant Number: R25ES027083
Funding Period: 2017-2020
View this project in the NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT)

Progress Reports

Year:   2018  2017 

Since October 2017, the team met many times, in various groups. On December 4, 2017, a full-day, annual, face-to-face meeting with the advisory board was held at LSUHSC-NO. The meeting consisted of strategic planning and a review of the programmatic and marketing plans for the upcoming year. On December 8, 2017, the group presented a poster at the NIEHS/SRP Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

On March 26, 2018, Kari Brisolara, Sc.D., MSPH, and her team completed its first in person workshop at Louisiana Emerging Technology Center on the campus of Louisiana State University. The workshop was titled "E-waste and the Electronics Industry." Participants at the workshop learned about the potential exposures associated with the electronics industry, especially heavy metals. By the end of the workshop, participants were able to assess and quantify exposures specific to the electronics industry. They also walked away with knowledge on the emerging issues with the industry and certification programs.

The program's website is now complete and is the primary vehicle by which the team communicates information to the public including allowing for registration and downloading supplemental materials related to the workshop topics. On July 30, 2018, the group presented a poster at the IPE Nexus Summit, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Back
to Top