Dr. Noelle Benzekri (Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) and Dr. Peter Rabinowitz (Professor, Depts. of Environmental/Occupational Health Sciences, Family Medicine, Global Health) have been awarded a Population Health Initiative Grant for their study, “The intersection of food security and Planetary Health in Senegal, West Africa: A mixed-methods pilot study”. Dr. Geoff Gottlieb (Professor, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) is Co-Investigator. In collaboration with the non-profit organization, DIG, the findings from this study will be used to identify and develop interventions to improve food security, protect biodiversity, and promote environmental resilience in the region.
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