On July 26th, 2019 the Louis-Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation at the University of Pennsylvania held a poster presentation session for program participants. CEET summer researcher Eden Harris, in partnership with STEER and mentorship under CEC Deputy Director, Rich Pepino, presented her work on lead in soil in public parks across Philadelphia. She received a first-place award for her presentation reporting the findings of her work and a second-place award for her poster, shown below. Her work contributed to CEET’s existing map of lead values across the city of Philadelphia.
Link to poster: Measurement of Lead in Soil in Key Census Tracts across Philadelphia
Anne Mullin, STEER 2018, published the results of her STEER research, investigating Maternal blood arsenic levels and associations with birth weight-for-gestational age, in the Journal of Environmental Research.