This application is for predoctoral training in an interdisciplinary program in environmental health sciences. The training program will lead to the Ph.D. degree in environmental health sciences in the Columbia School of Public Health over a five year period that includes two years of course work and three years of doctoral dissertation research. The course work and research will focus on interdisciplinary training combining public health and basic biomedical science skills for solving complex problems in environmental health related to three specific areas: 1) respiratory disorders; 2) cancer; and, 3) neurotoxicology/neurodegenerative disease. The application requests training support for two trainees in the first year, four in the second year and six in each subsequent year. Members of the training faculty consist of fourteen well-funded investigators with long-established records in one or more of the above areas, as well as experience in collaborative interdisciplinary research and in mentoring trainees. The training program will rely on the resources and facilities of the faculty and the extensive support and facilities at the Columbia School of Public Health, College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, as well as the recently funded P30 Center in Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
1T32ES007322-01A1
Application #
6077940
Study Section
Environmental Health Sciences Review Committee (EHS)
Program Officer
Shreffler, Carol K
Project Start
2000-07-01
Project End
2005-06-30
Budget Start
2000-07-01
Budget End
2001-06-30
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
2000
Total Cost
$74,298
Indirect Cost
Name
Columbia University (N.Y.)
Department
Public Health & Prev Medicine
Type
Schools of Public Health
DUNS #
167204994
City
New York
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
10032
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