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Lupita Quintana
Posted On November 30, 2020 6:06 pm
FOCUS Pesticides have been influential drivers of modern society and food production, yet their toxicity to humans and the environment are widespread and significant. Pesticide applicators, co-workers, bystanders, and children are exposed through various routes, resulting in acute and chronic illness, even death. Monitoring pesticide usage and poisoning cases is critical to understand the circumstances… View Article
Jessica L. Levasseur
Posted On November 25, 2020 9:02 pm
FOCUSJessica believes that all people have the right to a home and work environment safe from endocrine disrupting chemicals. Endocrine disrupting chemicals have been associated with a multitude of health outcomes, from asthma to infertility to some cancers. These chemicals are notoriously difficult to study and regulate because they are now found everywhere, such as… View Article
Alein Y. Haro-Ramos
Posted On November 25, 2020 6:19 pm
FOCUSMarginalized communities, such as immigrants, individuals from low socioeconomic backgrounds, and racial minorities, are more likely to face adverse social risk factors limiting their access to resources and opportunities, and thereby adversely affecting their health throughout the life course. Alein studies how systems create social conditions that affect health outcomes and create health inequities. Alein’s… View Article
Yaminette Diaz-Linhart
Posted On July 23, 2019 2:20 pm
FOCUS Yaminette believes that in order to move toward health equity, organizations will need to include frontline workers as active participants in organizational strategy and design of day-to-day work. Her research explores how worker voice and employee involvement practices impact well-being outcomes for health care and social service workers. Her research focuses on how organizations manage… View Article

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