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Growing Up Healthy in East Harlem (Community-Based Participatory Research)

EPA Grant Number: R831711C001
Subproject: this is subproject number 001 , established and managed by the Center Director under grant R831711
(EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).

Center: Mount Sinai Center for Children’s Health and the Environment
Center Director: Wolff, Mary S.
Title: Growing Up Healthy in East Harlem (Community-Based Participatory Research)
Investigators: Brenner, Barbara
Current Investigators: Brenner, Barbara , Galvez, Maida , Teitelbaum, Susan , Wolff, Mary S.
Institution: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
EPA Project Officer: Callan, Richard
Project Period: November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2008 (Extended to October 31, 2010)
RFA: Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research (2003)
Research Category: Children's Health , Health Effects

Description:

Objective:

This community-based participatory research (CBPR) project is studying childhood obesity in relation to structural features and endocrine disruptor (ED) exposures in the urban built environment of East Harlem. The specific objective of this project is to assess accessibility to physical activity resources and to healthy foods.

Publications and Presentations:

Publications have been submitted on this subproject: View all 91 publications for this subprojectView all 254 publications for this center

Journal Articles:

Journal Articles have been submitted on this subproject: View all 51 journal articles for this subprojectView all 118 journal articles for this center

Supplemental Keywords:

lipase, paraoxonase, fast food, obesity, endocrine disruptors, neurodevelopment,, RFA, Health, Scientific Discipline, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, POLLUTANTS/TOXICS, Environmental Chemistry, Health Risk Assessment, Chemicals, Endocrine Disruptors - Environmental Exposure & Risk, endocrine disruptors, Biochemistry, Children's Health, Endocrine Disruptors - Human Health, Risk Assessment, environmental health, childhood development, community-based intervention, endocrine disrupting chemicals, exposure studies, phtalates, Human Health Risk Assessment, childhood obesity, children's vulnerablity, neurodevelopmental toxicity, exposure pathways, children's environmental health

Progress and Final Reports:
2004 Progress Report
2005 Progress Report
2006 Progress Report
2007 Progress Report
Final Report


Main Center Abstract and Reports:
R831711    Mount Sinai Center for Children’s Health and the Environment

Subprojects under this Center: (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
R831711C001 Growing Up Healthy in East Harlem (Community-Based Participatory Research)
R831711C002 Pesticides, Endocrine Disruptors, Childhood Growth and Development (Birth Cohort)
R831711C003 Genetics of Phthalate and Bisphenol A Risk in Minority Populations (Individual Susceptibility)

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