Joel Meyer

joel.meyer@duke.edu
NSOE; ITEHP

Location 1

Research Location
Guatemala

Research Objectives
To study urinary markers of oxidative stress in rural users of cook stoves.

Collaborating Institution
University of California at San Francisco (w/Lisa Thompson)

Funding Source/Sponsor
None.

Students Involved
No.

 

Location 2

Research Location
Orissa, India

Research Objectives
To determine whether the use of different cooking technologies alters the level of markers of oxidation stress and the DNA damage in the people living in homes with different cooking technologies.

Collaborating Institution
Department of Medicine at Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, Sandford School of Public Policy at Duke University, The Energy and Resources Institute, Nexleaf, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California in San Diego, United States Environmental Protection Agency, & Research Triangle Institute International

Funding Source/Sponsor
Problem-Focused Interdisciplinary Research Scholarship Team (PFIRST): Duke University Provost Fund

Students Involved
Jessica Lewis (PhD  Candidate)

 

Location 3

Research Location
Madre de Dios, Peru

Research Objectives
To study effects of mercury exposure and other environmental stressors on human health.

Collaborating Institution
Duke Global Health Institute, Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University, Madre de Dios Ministry of Health (DIRESA), Ministry of Environment (MINAM), & Centro Nacional de Salud Ocupacional y Proteccíon del Ambiente Para la Salud (CENSOPAS)

Funding Source/Sponsor
Hunt Oil Company

Students Involved
Lauren Wyatt

 

Websites
http://sites.duke.edu/cookstove
https://globalhealth.duke.edu/projects/evaluating-impact-mercury-contamination-human-and-environmental-health-madre-de-dios
https://nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/meyer

 

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