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Congatulations to EOHSI Member Robert Laumbach!

Robert Laumbach, MD, MPH

Paulsboro Health Sudy awarded non-competing administrative supplement award fofiscalyear 2021

A one time non-competing supplement of up to $250,000 (including direct and indirect costs) was granted to the Paulsboro, “Multi-Site Study of the Health Implications of Exposure to PFAS-Contaminated Drinking Water”. The supplement will be applied to budget period 09/30/2021 through 09/29/2022. The supplement is intended to support scientific programmatic activities, including but not limited to activities as outlined in the core research protocol, and  investigator-initiated activities.

The Rutgers Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute is currently conducting a study on the health effects from drinking water contaminated by PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in Paulsboro, NJ and other sites in Gloucester County.  The study is part of a multisite study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) at 8 locations across the US.  The Paulsboro PFAS Health Study is anticipated to begin in early 2021 with Rutgers Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute and Rutgers School of Public Health.

Learn more @ Paulsboro PFAS Health Study.

170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 – 848-445-0200  Fax: 732-445-0131

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