Social Science and Environmental Health: Case Studies of Research Collaborations

June 27, 2023  
3:30 pm
- 4:45 pm

On June 27, 2023 HEI Energy hosted a webinar on Social Science and Environmental Health: Case Studies of Research Collaborations. This webinar presented three case studies of research collaborations between social scientists and environmental health scientists.

The case studies featured instructive approaches to interdisciplinary collaborations and community partnerships. Each of these case studies provided important lessons for scientists researching community exposures and health effects in any context. Speakers explained why and how they pursued their collaboration, the benefits that came from it, and their advice for achieving successful collaborations. If you want to learn more, please reach out directly to the Principal Investigators.

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Welcome and Introduction

Ayusha Ariana, HEI Energy

Geoscientific analysis and community engagement to analyze exposures to potential groundwater contamination, Southwestern Pennsylvania

Jennifer Baka, Penn State University

Air quality investigation and research for equity (AIRE) near the Suncor Refinery, Commerce City, Colorado

Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University

Community engaged cumulative risk assessment of exposure to well water contamination, Crow Reservation, Montana

Myra Lefthand, Crow Environmental Health Steering Committee. Mari Eggers, Montana State University. John Doyle, Crow Environmental Health Steering Committee.

Panel Discussion and Q&A

All speakers; moderated by Julia. Haggerty, Montana State University, and Donna Vorhees, HEI Energy.


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