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Faculty & Staff Honors

BU Professor Awarded JPB Environmental Health Fellowship

Dr. Madeleine Scammell, an assistant professor of environmental health at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), has been awarded a JPB Environmental Health Fellowship, a three-year program that will help support her research into social and physical determinants of environmental health in disadvantaged communities.

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[Photo: Dr. Madeleine Scammell]

Dr. Scammell’s areas of research include the use of qualitative methods in the area of community-driven environmental health and epidemiologic studies, mapping and monitoring community-identified environmental health hazards, and analyzing cumulative exposures to chemical and nonchemical stressors.

The JPB Environmental Health Fellowship Program, based out of the Harvard School of Public Health, supports junior faculty or early-career research scientists at institutions across the country. Fellows receive training in research and scholarship, as well as in leadership and communication.

To learn more about the fellowship, go to: http://www.bu.edu/sph/2014/11/10/sph-professor-awarded-jpb-environmental-health-fellowship/