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Your Environment. Your Health.

Goal 8 – Environmental Health Science Education

Implementation Highlights and Accomplishments

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Enhance the teaching of EHS at all levels of education and training – kindergarten through professional – to increase scientific literacy and generate awareness of the health consequences of environmental exposures.

  1. Empower individuals at all levels of education with knowledge to make better health decisions.
  2. Use leadership and partnerships to strengthen EHS education and literacy, using research on effective EHS education strategies and creating mechanisms for educators to promote EHS education.
  3. Develop critical training programs in EHS research tailored for multiple groups, e.g., students, postdocs, foreign scientists, and science teachers.
  4. Incorporate EHS into medical education and practice, e.g., nursing, M.D., etc., to increase awareness of environmental medicine in health care practice.
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