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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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  • Healthy Child Care Environments
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Grantee Highlights

Jada Brooks, Ph.D. – Addressing Health Disparities Among American Indians

Jada Brooks, Ph.D.
Jada Brooks, Ph.D. is working to understand the drivers of this disparity by studying how environmental pollutants interact with mental health and social factors to increase asthma risk in American Indians living in North Carolina.

Nancy Schoenberg, Ph.D. – Working with Appalachian Communities to Address Health Disparities

Nancy Schoenberg, Ph.D.
Nancy Schoenberg, Ph.D., is a medical anthropologist focusing on health disparities in Appalachia related to chronic diseases, including respiratory disease, nutritional disorders, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

Elizabeth Yeampierre - Facilitating Change for Environmental Justice through Community Empowerment and Advocacy

Elizabeth Yeampierre
Elizabeth Yeampierre, executive director of UPROSE, is passionate about community advocacy, and her personal experiences have played a major role in guiding her career path.

PEPH Podcasts

Children and the Changing Climate

July 7, 2016

The U.S. Global Change Research Program's 2016 Climate and Health Assessment strengthens understanding of the growing risks that a changing climate poses to human health and welfare.

Healthy Child Care Environments

March 29, 2016

Children are particularly vulnerable to environmental contaminants, and three-quarters of American children under age five spend at least 20 hours per week at an out-of-home child care facility.

Household Chemicals

February 25, 2016

Do you know what’s in your cleaning supplies, automotive and home improvement products, garden supplies, and craft or hobby supplies? Exposure to the ingredients in many household chemicals can be hazardous to your health.

Program Lead

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