The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Project Funding
Known Leveraged Funding
Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2016
Dr. Charles-Ayinde was born in Trinidad and received her Ph.D. in public health from the University of Florida. She earned a B.S. and M.S. in biology at Florida A&M University and Purdue University, respectively. Dr. Charles-Ayindeis graduate research assessed seafood safety following theDeepwater Horizonoil spill. Her research discerned seafood consumption patterns of residents of coastal communities along the northern Gulf of Mexico.