Individual Study / URGENT

Understanding Risk Gradients from Environment on Native American Child Health Trajectories (URGENT)

Understanding Risk Gradients from Environment on Native American Child Health Trajectories (URGENT)

Initiatives -
To assess the impact of environmental exposures to abandoned mine waste on birth outcomes and child development.The URGENT Native American ECHO Cohort will build on the active Navajo Birth Cohort Study (NBCS), extending the follow up period beyond the current 12 month protocol, and adding two additional tribes, the Cheyenne River and Oglala Sioux Tribes.
Start Year
2016
End Year
2023
Funding
National Institutes of Health(NIH)
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Johnnye Lewis
    University of New Mexico

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  • Individuals

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