Lauren Wyatt Wins Student Poster Competition

laurenCongrats to ITEHP, Nicholas School PhD student, Lauren Wyatt, who has just returned from Sao Paolo, Brazil, where she won a Student Poster Competition at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) annual conference for her research on mercury exposure. Lauren’s winning poster, “Characterizing Temporal Mercury Exposure from Hair in Women of Child-Bearing Age Exposed to Mercury from Regional Gold Mining in Madre de Dios, Peru,” bested dozens of other entries in the competition. In addition to bragging rights, she also brings home a $300 cash prize. Lauren’s co-authors on the poster were Duke faculty, Bill Pan, Heileen Hsu-Kim, both of whom are also ITEHP faculty members, as well as  Ernesto Ortiz, and Beth Feingold of SUNY-Albany.