WRITER: MEGHAN NEARY
CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax(319) 335-8034
Release: Sept. 7, 2000
CHEEC seeking proposals for 2001 seed grant program
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination
(CHEEC) at The University of Iowa is looking for proposals for its 2001 seed
The submission deadline for all proposals is 5 p.m. Nov. 1, in order to
be considered. Awards will be announced by Dec. 31.
CHEEC seed grants are reserved for projects that encourage the growth or
development of original lines of environmental research, provide for public
education, or expand the knowledge base of the environmental health community.
Faculty of public or private universities or colleges in Iowa, researchers
and educators affiliated with state environmental or health agencies, and
other qualified researchers and educators are encouraged to apply.
CHEEC supports and conducts environmental health research relating to environmental
toxins. Its mission is to determine the levels of environmental contamination
specifically associated with human health effects.
For more information about CHEEC and its seed grant program, contact David
Riley at (319) 335-4016, or visit the CHEEC homepage at http://www.cheec.uiowa.edu.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between
the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient
care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.