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A Global Network to Advance Children’s Health (Part I)

Global Environmental Health

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A Global Network to Advance Children’s Health (Part I)

April 20, 2015

Expert: William Suk, Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this first podcast in a series, we explore how the network helps to advance research and interventions to improve children’s health around the world from NIEHS.

In this first podcast in a series, we explore how the network helps to advance research and interventions to improve children’s health around the world from NIEHS.

Children around the world face serious health consequences from harmful environmental exposures. The Children’s Environmental Health Collaborating Centres Network is a global collaboration among research institutions with a focus on reducing this important health burden. NIEHS is involved in this network as part of the institute’s role as a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. In this podcast series, we explore how the network helps to advance research and interventions to improve children’s health around the world.

Part 1: Dr. William Suk, NIEHS

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William Suk, Ph.D., M.P.H., is director of both the Center for Risk & Integrated Sciences (CRIS), and the Superfund Research Program, as well as the chief of the Hazardous Substances Research Branch in the NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and Training. He represents NIEHS in the World Health Organization Children’s Environmental Health Collaborating Centres Network and is affiliated with a number of other environmental health organizations and committees. These include: the Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences; the International Advisory Board of the Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand; and World Health Organization Consultation on Scientific Principles and Methodologies for Assessing Health Risks in Children Associated with Chemical Exposures. He also serves on a number of trans-NIH committees.

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