Predicting Cardiovascular Risk and Fitness in Firefighters
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Award Number EMW-2009-FP-00835
Non-Invasive Identification of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Cardiomegaly in Firefighters
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Award Number EMW-2011-FP-00663
The Fire Prevention and Safety Grants (FP&S) are part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) and are under the purview of the Grant Programs Directorate in the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Stefanos N. Kales MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM, the principal investigator, is highly experienced in managing this type of project. He has participated in a wide range of research, advisory, and teaching activities on three continents, resulting in over 65 publications, and he has worked with the fire service for 17 years. Dr. Kales’ primary research has focused on firefighters and has received Massachusetts, US Federal, and Canadian funding with a proven record of success (>20 peer-reviewed publications relating to firefighting).