DAAS Associate Chair Elisha Renne and her collaborator, Niladri Basu have recently been awarded a major grant from the Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute for their project: “Integrated Assessment of Water Sustainability, Infrastructural Inequity, and Health in Small-Scale Gold Mining Communities in Ghana.”


WATER CONTAMINATION AND MATERNAL-CHILD HEALTH IMPACTS IN GHANAIAN SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING COMMUNITIES: Niladri Basu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health; Elisha Renne, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies and the Department of Anthropology


The Graham Sustainability Institute and Center for Global Health (CGH) have partnered in co-sponsoring pilot studies to determine the feasibility for an Integrated Assessment (IA) of a major issue regarding climate and/or water and their impact on health inequities in an international setting.

Dr. Renne is a member of one of the four U-M faculty teams to receive $20,000 for their International IA pilot-study projects, which were completed in December, 2011.


Congratulations Dr. Renne!