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PEPH Webinars

Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH)

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PEPH established its webinar series to promote interactions among grantees, increase awareness of common issues and approaches, and facilitate consideration of emerging concerns. While the primary audience is grantees within the PEPH network, anyone interested in environmental public health is welcome to participate.

Webinar Topic Date

Tribal Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and Its Value for Environmental Health Sciences

This webinar included an overview of TEK, as well as presentations about (a) how it is used to understand the relationship between toxic exposures, health, and the environment in the Arctic and (b) the development of Indigenous Health Indicators that reflect a holistic view of health held by tribal communities.

Tribal Ecological Knowledge 06/22/2015

Diet, Nutrition, and Environmental Public Health

This webinar featured two researchers who have been examining the interplay between diet and environmental exposures and how that may influence health outcomes.

Nutrition 05/28/2015

Citizen Science

This webinar included presentations on examples of how citizen science is successfully incorporated into research and resources available to conduct citizen science projects.

Citizen Science 03/24/2015

Risk Communication: Addressing the Needs of Your Community

This webinar features two investigators from the NIEHS-funded Deepwater Horizon Research Consortium who have developed communication approaches for at-risk populations in the context of disaster events. They discussed approaches for building trust and respect with research partners, creating culturally sensitive communications, and delivering actionable risk messages to individuals and communities.

Community Engagement 03/20/2015

Public Health Disaster Research Response

This webinar discussed the current Public Health Disaster Research Response (DR2) and Science Preparedness efforts to help respond to the need for timely research during emergencies.

Emergency Response 09/19/2014

Environmental Health Literacy: The Evolution of a New Field

This webinar featured two recognized experts who highlighted the relationship between health literacy and improved health outcomes, as well as how other fields contribute to environmental health literacy research.

Community Engagement 06/24/2014

Microbes, the Environment, and You

This webinar featured talks from two researchers who are using model systems to investigate how the microbiome responds to environmental exposures, as well as its relationship to environmentally induced disease states.

The Microbiome 05/21/2014

The Costs and Benefits of Preventing Lead Exposure: Putting Economics into the Picture

This webinar reviewed the socioeconomic costs of lead exposure and identified an economically viable lead-abatement strategy at the community level.

Lead Exposure 05/07/2014

Assessing Population Vulnerability to Health Impacts of Climate Change

This webinar discussed how health risks from climate change differ, based on demographic and socioeconomic variables.

Climate Change 04/25/2014

Residents, Responders, and Resilience

This webinar discussed various facets of resilience, including the interaction of individual and community resilience, the role of longstanding socioeconomic disparities, and the importance of networking and capacity building.

Community Engagement 02/25/2014

Alternative Models in Environmental Health Research: Improving Science and Reducing, Refining, or Replacing Animal Testing

This webinar highlighted some examples of the use of these alternative models in environmental health research.

Research Methods 01/23/2014

For information regarding PEPH webinars held prior to January 2014, please see the “Past Events” section of the Events page.

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