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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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Air Pollution, Climate Change, and Pesticides Are Key Topics for GEOHealth Programs
Through the NIH Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) Program, seven groups will pursue research and training in low- and middle-income countries.

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Silicone Wristbands Help Researchers Measure Chemical Exposures After Hurricane Harvey
NIEHS-funded researcher Kim Anderson, Ph.D., uses novel sampling devices and techniques to track chemical exposures after natural disasters.

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Voices From the Field: From the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes, Learning the Importance of Effective Risk Communication
Graduate student Alexandra Benitez-Gonzalez describes her inspiration for pursuing a career as a social scientist specializing in risk communication.

New WHO Mental Health and Climate Change: Policy Brief
Read the latest WHO policy brief on the interconnections between climate change and mental health.

After 10 Years of Innovation, H3Africa Marks a Milestone
NIEHS reflects on accomplishments of the H3Africa Consortium — a partnership between NIH, the Wellcome Trust, and the African Academy of Sciences — after 10 years of funding.

Grants and Funding
Grants of interest to GEH researchers.

Upcoming Events

International Society for Exposure Science (ISES) Annual Meeting
September 25 – 29, 2022
Lisbon, Portugal

Infectious Disease Science of America IDWeek 2022
October 19 – 23, 2022
Washington, DC