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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

Patrice Sutton – Addressing Environmental Exposures of Pregnant Women

Patrice Sutton

Patrice Sutton of the University of California, San Francisco Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (USCF PRHE), is passionate about reducing the exposure to toxic chemicals among pregnant women to protect children’s health.

James Fredrick – Improving Workplace Health and Safety for Immigrant Day Laborers

James Fredrick Speaking

For more than 25 years, James Frederick has dedicated his career to improving health and safety at workplaces across the country. Since 1994 he has worked for United Steelworkers (USW) Health, Safety, and Environment department, one of the largest union-based health and safety departments in the world.

Guy Williams – Finding collaborative environmental justice solutions for the people of Detroit

Guy Williams
Since the early days of the environmental justice movement, Guy Williams has worked to reduce environmental health disparities by seeking far-reaching solutions and fostering long-term relationships among local community members, academic researchers, business owners, and decision makers.

PEPH Podcasts

Antibacterial Agents

September 20, 2016

Did you know that some products claiming to kill germs may actually be harming your health? The antibacterial agents triclosan and triclocarban are common in consumer products, such as soap, lotion, and toothpaste.

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.

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