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Projects

Our projects are game changers. They answer difficult questions and apply new technologies and rigorous technical solutions to programs that improve lives around the globe. A look at our projects offers insight into how we’re continuously asking “What if?” We discover new ways to help people move from vulnerability to security—through good health, a thriving natural environment, economic stability, effective governance and social equity.

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PFAS Multi-Site Research Study

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that are associated …
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Health Effects from Exposure to Aerosolized Cyanobacteri …

Toxic cyanobacteria blooms are becoming increasingly problematic as a result of climate change …
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Amplifying EPA’s Heat Island Reduction Program

Structures such as buildings and roads, absorb and re-emit much more of the sun’s heat than do …
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Tracking COVID-19 in High-Risk Workers

CDC needs timely information on COVID-19 illness characterization and correlates of protection in …
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Tracking COVID-19 in Pregnant Women and Infants

Pregnant women may be more vulnerable than the general population to respiratory infections and …
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Evaluating STI and HIV Surveillance Data Linkage

Health departments collect surveillance data on individuals with sexually transmitted infections …
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Study of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities

Older adults are among those with the highest risk for medically attended COVID-19. CDC needs …
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COVID-19 Study of Households

CDC needs data on how common COVID-19 is out in the community and how the virus transmits among …
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COVID-19 Study of Hospitalized Older Adults

Older adults are at high risk for contracting novel coronavirus and for developing severe illnesses …
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NYC Well Evaluation

Mental health conditions are a widespread public health challenge in New York City. To fill critical …
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Evaluating Programs To Prevent Drug Misuse

As the opioid crisis and misuse of prescription drugs continued to be issues, the Substance Abuse …
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Managing Waste in Developing Countries to Prevent Marine …

In many developing countries, cities lack the capacity to adequately manage solid waste. Limited …