The primary goal of this Pilot Project was to collect data to determine the risk perceptions of impacted Navajo citizens living within three communities on the Navajo Nation, which include Upper Fruitland, NM, Shiprock, NM, and Aneth, UT, within one year of the Gold King Mine spill.
Dust Is More Than Dirt
(Truthout) In the midst of the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, it is not surprising that the World Health Organization recently released a report documenting that the environment is responsible for almost a quarter of deaths and disease in the world.
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathon Nez visited the University of Arizona researchers Karletta Chief and
Growing up binational, bicultural and bilingual, Paloma Beamer always knew she wanted to devote her career to helping those less fortunate.
Paloma Beamer, PhD, an assistant professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Arizona's Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been named to the Arizona Daily Star's "40 Under 40" young
Paloma Beamer (Research Focus Group 2) of the University of Arizona Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center spends a lot of her time thinking about dust, what it's made of and where it comes from.