News Archive - PROTECT Events and Presentations


PROTECT Community Engagement Team Participates in Health Centers Week in Puerto Rico - September 15, 2021

Project 3 Leader Dr. Ingrid Padilla Presents at “Boricuas en el Karso – Puerto Ricans in the Karst” - April 20, 2021

Project 3 Trainee Luisa Feliciano gives outstanding presentation on “Visual Design Consideration when Preparing Media” at recent Trainee Coffee Hour - August 3, 2020

April Webinar: Dr. Larry Lash, “Renal Toxicology of Trichloroethylene” - March 5, 2020

PROTECT Researchers Meet in San Juan for Annual Retreat - March 4, 2020

PROTECT Team Attends 2019 Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting in Seattle - January 2, 2020

Project 2 Trainee Elana Elkin Receives the Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award - December 9, 2019

Fall 2019 Technical Webinar: “Single cell bioinformatics and metabolomics: Methods and Tools for environmental health research” by Dr. Lana Garmire - November 27, 2019

Five PROTECT Trainees Receive Individual Development Plan Awards - November 22, 2019

PROTECT Researcher Dr. Carmen Vélez Vega Wins Helen Rodriguez-Trias Social Justice Award - November 5, 2019

PROTECT Welcomes the 2019 Class of Student Researchers at Trainee Orientation - October 16, 2019

Fall 2019 Professional Development Webinar: “Publishing Environmental Health Research: Tips for Authors” by Dr. Sally Darney - October 9, 2019

PROTECT Undergraduate Research Fellow Tom Onsi wins poster award at UMICH Undergrad Research Opportunity Program Summer Research Symposium - October 4, 2019

PROTECT Team Members Present at ISEE 2019 - September 11, 2019

PROTECT, CRECE, & ECHO Researchers held meeting at University of Michigan - July 24, 2019

Training Core Presents the PROTECT Academy Seminar on Big Data Analytics - June 12, 2019

PROTECT, CRECE, & ECHO Researchers Meet in Puerto Rico - May 24, 2019

PROTECT/CRECE/ECHO Researchers Visit Community Health Centers & Clinic Partners in Puerto Rico - May 22, 2019

CEC Director Dr. Carmen Velez Vega & Research Coordinator Hector Torres Zayas Lead Report Back Workshop - May 8, 2019

PROTECT Trainees Max Aung and Amber Cathey present at the Society for Reproductive Investigation 66th Annual Scientific Meeting in Paris -

Project 2’s Rita Loch-Caruso received the Mentorship Award at the 2019 Society of Toxicology Meeting - May 3, 2019

PROTECT Hosts the 2019 Annual Northeast SRP Meeting at Northeastern University - April 23, 2019

PROTECT’s Phil Brown presents at the Cambridge Science Festival -

PROTECT Participates in Environmental Justice Panel at CitSci2019 - April 22, 2019

PROTECT Project 2 Researchers receive awards, recognition, and praise at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting 2019. - April 12, 2019

PROTECT Report Back Team hosts community meeting with study participants in Arecibo, Puerto Rico - April 5, 2019

March Webinar: Dr. Leo Trasande, “Sicker Fatter Poorer: The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals to Our Health and Future” - February 21, 2019

Data Core Leader Dave Kaeli Presents on PROTECT Database for EarthSoft Office Hours - February 4, 2019

PROTECT and Silent Spring Institute’s Report Back App deemed a model for future research at the PEPH Conference - January 8, 2019

PROTECT Team Participates in 2018 Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting - December 19, 2018

PROTECT Project 4 Trainees Autum Downey & Jill Riddell Present at the Geological Society of America 130th Annual Meeting - December 4, 2018

How important are subsurface sediments to the overall function of karst aquifers? - October 17, 2018

PROTECT Center Holds Research Staff Team Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico - August 22, 2018

PROTECT Presents at the 2018 International Conference on Children’s Health and the Environment, at the National University of Seoul - August 14, 2018

PROTECT Team Members Attend the 15th “Sinkholes Meeting” - July 25, 2018

PROTECT Center Holds Annual Retreat in Atlanta, GA - March 6, 2018

US Chamber of Commerce Foundation Delegates Visit PROTECT and CRECE in Puerto Rico - January 31, 2018

PROTECT Project 4 Team Members Present at AGU Conference in New Orleans - December 21, 2017

Padilla Presents PROTECT Research at International Society of Exposure Science Conference - December 13, 2017

Lin and Rajic Present at AEHS Conference - October 31, 2017

Padilla, Project 4 Leader, Presents at the University of Rouen, France - August 18, 2017

NIEHS Director Joins PROTECT and CRECE in Puerto Rico for Community Environmental Health Forum - April 10, 2017

PROTECT and CRECE Members Conduct Training and Survey at Environmental Health Symposium for Speech-Language Pathologists - September 29, 2016

PROTECT and CRECE members attend ISEE Conference in Rome, Italy - September 23, 2016

Prof. Dave Kaeli Presents at NIEHS Spring Workshop - August 2, 2016

Dr. Huerta-Montañez Meets with CDC to Discuss Zika - July 5, 2016

Trainee Nerida de Jesus Presents at 10th National Monitoring Conference - May 31, 2016

Curt Spalding, EPA Region 1 Administrator, Presents Webinar: “Innovation & Collaboration” - May 16, 2016

PROTECT and KWI Conference: Karst, Groundwater Contamination, & Public Health - February 5, 2016

PROTECT and CRECE Work With Local Physicians to Inform Participants About the Zika Virus in Puerto Rico - February 4, 2016

April Webinar: Dr. Shashi Murthy and Dr. Sean Kevlahan to present “From Lab Bench to Commercial Product: A Case Study of Quad Technologies & A Discussion of Commercializing Academic Discoveries” - February 1, 2016

Over 350 Participants Gathered for the 2015 Annual NIEHS SRP Meeting Hosted by PROTECT - December 2, 2015

PROTECT Presents at EPA Region 1 Superfund Research Program Meeting - November 23, 2015

PROTECT Trainee Xiangyu Li Presents at ALLDATA 2015 - June 19, 2015

Landmark Conference on Social Science-Environmental Health Collaborations - June 10, 2015

March Webinar: NIEHS Director Birnbaum to present on Environmental Health Issues – recording now available - February 27, 2015

PROTECT researcher Gu talks toxicogenomics at Harvard School of Public Health - February 5, 2015

Over 60 attend 5th annual PROTECT retreat in Dorado, Puerto Rico - January 23, 2015

December Webinar – Camp Lejune: A Case Study, presented by Frank Bove, ScD (now available to download) - December 4, 2014

Community Engagement Core Advisory Committee convenes at the Manatí Medical Center - December 2, 2014

PROTECT researchers and trainees gather at annual Superfund Research Program conference - November 20, 2014

PROTECT at the 2014 SACNAS Conference in Los Angeles - November 19, 2014

PROTECT partner EarthSoft to host Office Hours with data core leader Kaeli - October 28, 2014

PROTECT trainees present their work in Amherst, MA -

PROTECT Orientation 2014 - September 22, 2014

PROTECT Center well-represented at the EPA Region 2 Caribbean Science Workshop - September 19, 2014

PROTECT Trainee Cotto Receives Outstanding Poster Award - August 27, 2014

Alshawabkeh presents invited plenary at IAP2014 in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands - May 29, 2014

PROTECT represented at RISE2014 - May 22, 2014

PROTECT researcher Monica Ramirez-Andreotta to speak at the next research call along with BU SRP for the Collaborative on Health and the Environment - April 9, 2014

March 2014 Highlight: Monica Ramirez Presents on Water Impacts - April 7, 2014

PROTECT researchers present at Manatí Medical Center conference to promote influenza vaccination during pregnancy - February 21, 2014

PROTECT researchers present EPA CLU-IN Webinar - February 10, 2014

January Webinar: “Spinning Community – University Partnerships” - January 14, 2014

PROTECT Trainees and Researchers Presented at the SETAC Annual Meeting in November, 2013 - December 16, 2013

PROTECT Trainees Present Posters at SRP Training and Outreach Event at the Museum of Science in Boston - December 5, 2013

PROTECT attends the SRP annual meeting - October 17, 2013

PROTECT at SACNAS - October 7, 2013

PROTECT at March for Babies - September 15, 2013

PROTECT at the EPA Community Involvement Conference - August 4, 2013

PROTECT featured in Puerto Rico newspaper -

EREM 2013 conference co-hosted by PROTECT - July 1, 2013

PROTECT featured as part of the SWIM Water Innovation Exhibition - June 24, 2013

Northeastern Trainees Present at RISE2013 - April 17, 2013

NIEHS Director Linda Birnbaum Visits PROTECT Partner UPRMSC - February 7, 2013

PROTECT joins with Social Science Environmental Health Institute to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring - December 13, 2012

Dorothy Vesper gives poster presentation at IAH Congress - October 2, 2012

Lauren Tetz presents at SRP Trainee Webinar Series 8/1 at 1pm - July 17, 2012

Meeker gives talk on Endocrine Disruptors [VIDEO] - June 1, 2012

Cordero works with EPA, Mt. Sinai to Promote Children’s Environmental Health Awareness - April 12, 2012

Alshawabkeh Seminar at Columbia SRP – March 19, 2012 - March 7, 2012

LET’S TALK ABOUT WATER – October 15, 2011 – Register Today! - September 30, 2011

PROTECT Student Wins 1st Place in Conference Poster Competition - June 6, 2011

PROTECT WVU Researchers at Buckeye Cave Again! - June 4, 2011

PROTECT Researchers Highlighted at Puerto Rico Water & Env’t Association Conference - May 20, 2011

March for Babies brings PROTECT, March of Dimes, together -

WVU researchers visit local research site, Buckeye Cave - May 10, 2011

Dorothy Vesper presents at 2/8 webinar - February 28, 2011

See the PROTECT retreat field trip photos -

Jose Cordero leads symposium on premature birth prevention strategies - September 10, 2010

PROTECT Co-Director Cordero speaks on Children’s Health - March 5, 2010