The NIEHS-funded Maternal and Developmental Risks from Environmental and Social Stressors (MADRES) Center for Environmental Health Disparities has developed an interactive story map that depicts how certain Los Angeles communities are faring during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The NIH-EPA Environmental Health Disparities Research Centers of Excellence hosted a series of webinars highlighting the research, training, and community-engagement accomplishments of the centers, funded in part by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The webinar series was created to raise awareness of and encourage the discussion of opportunities to examine and address environmental contributions to health disparities.
The webinar series, begun in February 2021, covers a range of topics from the Use of Big Data to Characterize Social and Environmental Determinants of Health Disparities to Exposure Pathways & Environmental Health Disparities. The full list of topics can be viewed online along with the slide presentations. The webinars enabled the early career investigators and community partners to highlight their work within the center program. The webinars were well attended with participants from academia, federal and state government, and community organizations. New webinars are slated for September 2021 through November 2021.
The webinars are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about environmental health disparities and strategies to mitigate them. There are three presentations currently slated for September 2021 through November 2021. The webinars are open to anyone who is interested in learning more about environmental health disparities and strategies to mitigate them.
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