Waggett Receives Grant for Teaching Modules on Prevention of Childhood Lead Poisoning

Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Global Health Studies Caryl Waggett, Katrina Korfmacher (University of Rochester School of Medicine), Richard Gragg (Florida A&M), and Martha Richmond (Suffolk University) have been awarded $45,000 from InTeGrate, an NSF-funded project of the Science Education Resource Center (SERC). The collaborative award was granted for the development of undergraduate teaching modules examining the science, policy, and public health prevention of childhood lead poisoning. The grant covers module development, course piloting in multiple campuses, assessment/module refinement, publication, and workshops over a two-year process.