Jeff Burgess
Jeff Burgess
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Dr. Jeff Burgess is the Associate Dean for Research and a Professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He is trained in Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology and Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Researchers received a $1.5 million grant from FEMA to study firefighter occupational exposures to “PFAS chemicals”

Researchers are investigating current exposures to PFAS chemicals, including from aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) and turnout gear, and their health effects. A growing concern exists in the fire service about exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a group of…

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