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South Carolina’s Dr. Geoff Scott to Lead $5.7 Million Five-Institution Alliance to Establish Center for Oceans and Human Health and Climate Interaction

The first multi-academic institution center in South Carolina to study the effects of ocean health-related illness and the interactions from climate change is initializing its operations. Funded by a $5.7 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), more than 20 researchers from five colleges and universities are beginning their work aimed at better protecting human health through the new Center for Oceans and Human Health and Climate Change Interactions.

University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health environmental health sciences professor and chair Dr. Geoff Scott will lead as principal investigator.

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[Photo: Dr. Geoff Scott]