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"Passionate Advocate" for DOHaD Retires from NIEHS
Jerry Heindel supported global activities to enhance environment-related research on the developmental origins of health and disease and will retire from NIEHS this year.

Jerrold Heindel, Ph.D.

Understanding How Global Environmental Change Influences Fecal Contamination of Drinking Water in Bangladesh
Climate change and urbanization are two major drivers of global environmental change exerting profound influences on water resources and water quality, as well as human health.

Contaminated Well

Building Regional Capacity for Environmental and Occupational Health Research in West Africa
GEOHealth grantees from West and Central Africa and North America are teaming up to establish a hub of environmental and occupational health research for the region.

New Lancet Countdown
The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change is an international, multidisciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world.

New Climate Change and Human Health Lesson Plans
NIEHS recently developed a series of lesson plans, activities, and guidance materials for high school teachers titled A Student Exploration of the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States.

Grants and Funding
Global Noncommunicable Diseases and Injury Research

International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA)

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Japan for U.S. scientists

Upcoming Events

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May 22-26, 2017
70th World Health Assembly

Triangle Global Health Career Day
January 27, 2017
Triangle Global Health Career Day 2017

Society of Toxicology 2017
March 12-16, 2017
Society of Toxicology 56th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo

Planetary Health
April 10-11, 2017
Inaugural Planetary Health/GeoHealth Annual Meeting

Global Health & Innovation Conference
April 22-23, 2017
The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world's leading and largest global health conference.

Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Conference
April 7-9, 2017
8th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference: Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems

American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting
January 22-26, 2017
American Meteorological Society 97th Annual Meeting: Observations Lead the Way