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Susan Murphy to speak at U-M kickoff for data science initiative, Oct 6, Rackham

Andrew Goodman-Bacon, former trainee, wins 2015 Nevins Prize for best dissertation in economic history

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Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 5 at noon, 6050 ISR
Colter Mitchell: Biological consequences of poverty

University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study

a PSC Research Project

Investigators:   David H. Garabrant, James M. Lepkowski, Alfred Franzblau

1)Provide outreach services to community groups in the Midland/Saginaw area (e.g., giving talks to the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, local physicians and other groups; radio and TV interviews; etc.).
2)Interact with MDEQ, USEPA, and possibly other government regulatory agencies along with other stakeholders interested in and have questions about the UMDES; responding to inquiries and performing additional statistical analyses that may be requested by stakeholders. 3)Supervise and edit the updated version of the booklet summarizing final results and public health messages developed by the UMDES for a lay audience. 4)Supervise the 3 remaining statisticians.
5)Complete the final report.

SRO staff will conduct focus groups to determine the best way to present complex statistical findings and presented the results of the focus groups to the Scientific Advisory Board. Using those findings, and working with UMDES investigators and analysts, SRO staff coordinated production of a results booklet for use by the general public.

Funding Period: 07/01/2009 to 12/31/2012

Country of Focus: USA

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