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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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  • Antibacterial Agents
  • Jill E. Johnston, Ph.D.
  • Matthew Dellinger

Grantee Highlights

Jill E. Johnston, Ph.D. – Addressing Environmental Justice Issues Through Community Health Research

Jill E. Johnston
Jill Johnston, Ph.D., is the newly appointed assistant professor of Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC), where she also serves as co-director of the NIEHS-funded USC Environmental Health Sciences Center’s Community Outreach and Engagement Core.

Matthew Dellinger, Ph.D. – Using Creative Approaches to Engage Native Americans in the Upper Great Lakes  

Matthew Dellinger, Ph.D.
Matthew Dellinger, Ph.D., is greatly concerned about environmental contamination threatening the ability for Native Americans to fully engage with their environment and ecosystems.

Henry Spliethoff – Helping Communities Adopt Healthy Urban Gardening Practices

Henry Spliethoff
Henry Spliethoff, a research scientist for the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), has long been interested in the impact of chemicals in the environment on human health.

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.

Program Lead

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

Tel (919) 541-7733
Fax (919) 316-4606
ofallon@niehs.nih.gov

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