Category: Research

Tackling a Persistent Pollutant

Associate Professor Matt Simcik developed a process to keep hazardous PFCs — now called PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances) — from traveling through aquifers to drinking water sources and ecosystems.

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Rural Maternity Care Losses Lead to Childbirth Risks

Research from Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil found that families living in non-urban-adjacent rural counties faced increased risk of out-of-hospital birth, birth in a hospital that does not provide obstetric care, and preterm birth, after losing hospital-based obstetric services.

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