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Global Environmental Health and the Administration’s Priorities and Executive Actions

Shortly after his election, President Joseph Biden announced that his administration would focus on four priorities, which the White House labelled as “converging crises.” These priorities are to control the COVID-19 pandemic, provide economic relief, tackle climate change, and advance racial equity and civil rights.

President Joe Biden gives remarks at NIH

Greenness May Prevent Vascular Damage Caused by Air Pollution

Living near green spaces may protect against the harmful effects of air pollution on vascular health, according to a new study funded by NIEHS.

People on the streets in Central Park

Physician Fellow Examines Climate Change as a Public Health Emergency

Hanna Linstadt, M.D., a trained emergency medicine physician and current climate and health science policy fellow at the University of Colorado (CU), is taking a year outside of the emergency room to study the relationship between climate change and health.

New GEH Podcast and Webinar Recordings Available

Explore GEH's new Wildfire and Indigenous Populations Podcast and catch up on the GEH hosted Satellite event at CUGH entitled 'Closing the Gap Between Knowledge and Practice: Implementation Science Priorities for Health Adaptation for Climate Change'.

NIH Researchers Highlight Importance of Implementation Science for Climate Change Adaptation at Virtual Conference

GEH organized a CUGH satellite session with researchers from NIH, universities, and international health organizations on the role of implementation science to better inform climate health adaptation.

Grants and Funding

Grants of interest to GEH researchers, including details of the Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Research Opportunities!