April 8, 2024

Today, The Guardian reports on a recent UCLA collaborative study that found nearly half of US prisons draw water from sources likely contaminated with toxic PFAS, also known as “forever chemicals”.  

Co-author Nicholas Shapiro is an environmental researcher and assistant professor in the UCLA Institute of Society and Genetics. His research focuses on the intersection of the environment and human health to identify interventions to remedy adverse environmental living conditions.

Nicholas Shapiro, D.Phil.