NIEHS-funded scientists work in a variety of disciplines, performing groundbreaking research into how the environment influences the development and progression of disease. Through these Stories of Success we invite you to explore the people behind the research in stories that you won't find in a scientific journal. Read about NIEHS grantees who are developing new technologies to better measure environmental exposures and their effects on our body; partnering with communities to help them understand the effects of pollution; and cultivating tomorrow's environmental health scientists.
February 24, 2023
Abby Fleisch, M.D., M.P.H.NIEHS grantee Abby Fleisch, M.D., M.P.H., studies how exposure to environmental pollutants early in life can harm health as we age.
December 7, 2022
Anjum Hajat, Ph.D.Anjum Hajat, Ph.D., an associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health in Seattle, incorporates psychosocial factors — such as neighborhood socioeconomic status — into research on how air pollution affects cardiovascular disease.
December 1, 2022
Beverly Wright, Ph.D.Beverly Wright, Ph.D., founder and executive director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ), is working to address environmental and health inequities for communities in the Gulf Coast Region of the U.S.
October 28, 2022
Rima Habre, Sc.D.Through her research on air pollution, Rima Habre, Sc.D., of the University of Southern California, wants to learn exactly what pollutants are in the air, their quantities, and whether exposures to such contaminants can be linked to health effects.