FACHEP is a team led by Wayne State researchers specializing in environmental engineering and public health conducting an independent study to evaluate the possible association between changes in Flint’s water system and public health, specifically the recent Legionnaires’ disease outbreak.
Type of Project: Research
Start Date: 1/1/16 End Date: 1/1/17
Funding Agency: MDHHS Total Funding: $4,100,000.00
Target Locations: Flint
Principal Investigators: Shawn McElmurry (Wayne State University ; Susan Masten (Michigan State University)
Lead Institution: Wayne State Univerisity
Current Community Partners: MADE Institute; Broome Center