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Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH)

PEPH is a network of scientists, community members, educators, healthcare providers, public health officials, and policymakers who share the goal of increasing the impact of environmental public health research at the local, regional, and national level. PEPH defines environmental public health as the science of conducting and translating research into action to address environmental exposures and health risks of concern to the public.

Grantees: for information on how to access the PEPH Resource Center, please contact Liam O'Fallon or Lynn Albert. You can also visit the NIEHS Research Partners page ( ) to access the Resource Center and other NIEHS shared datasets and applications.

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Grantee Highlights

Ogonnaya Dotson-Newman – Helping Vulnerable Communities Achieve Environmental Justice and Sustainability

Ogonnaya Dotson-Newman
Ogonnaya Dotson-Newman is passionate about linking issues of social justice with environmental health sciences and raising people’s awareness about this connection. read more...

Rosalina “Rose” James, Ph.D. – Facilitating Tribal-Academic Partnerships

Rose James, Ph.D.
As a member of the Lummi tribe in Washington State, Rose James, Ph.D., has always had a strong connection to tribal communities. read more...

Karen Miller and Laura Weinberg – Bringing Breast Cancer Education to Underserved Groups

Miller and Weinberg
For more than 20 years, Karen Miller and Laura Weinberg have facilitated breast cancer education and prevention efforts among diverse groups of women, including those who are underserved. read more...

PEPH Podcasts

Air Pollution and Your Heart

September 30, 2015

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Many factors are known to raise the risk of heart disease, including diet, smoking, inactivity, and genetic factors. According to a growing body of research, air pollution also plays an important role in the development of heart disease and in triggering cardiac events. In this podcast, we’ll hear about the latest research and offer tips to reduce your risk read more...

Mapping Environmental Health

July 10, 2015

Hear about recent developments in mapping technology, challenges with data management and training, and the potential for these technologies to improve our understanding of environmental health around the globe. read more...

The Environment's Role in Infertility

June 23, 2015

About 10 to 15 percent of couples experience trouble getting pregnant. In this podcast, hear research insights about the potential relationships between certain environmental chemicals and infertility in both men and women. read more...

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Liam R. O'Fallon
Liam O'Fallon, M.A.
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