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State Biomonitoring Grants

4 Corners States Biomonitoring Consortium

(Utah*lead, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico)

The 4 Corners States Biomonitoring Program is organized through a consortium between the states of Utah (leading state), Arizona, Colorado, and New Hampshire. The consortium leverages resources from a variety of programs to increase the capability and capacity among the states for biomonitoring.

The consortium is implementing key studies based on similar residential, occupational, socio-economic, demographic, and environmental concerns among the state’s residents.

  • The Private Well Drinking Water and Metals Contamination Study assesses exposure to metals of concern from well water in the consortium states.
  • The Exposure of Four Corners States Residents to Metals, Pesticides and Consumer Products assesses exposure to herbicides, pesticides, and phthalates in the consortium states.
  • The San Luis Valley Children’s Study assesses exposures of children ages 3 to 13 to hazardous chemicals including metals, pesticides, and phthalates.

CDC’s Division of Laboratory Sciences awarded the 4 Corners States Biomonitoring Program $787,870 in fiscal year 2017 for the biomonitoring program.

Contacts

Sanwat Chaudhuri, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Scientific Advisor, Chemical & Environmental Services
Phone: 801-965-2470
schaudhu@utah.gov

Kristin Dortch, MS
CDC Project Officer
770-488-0346
KDortch@cdc.gov

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