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Your Environment. Your Health.

Stories of Success

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.

Latest Stories

Anjum Hajat, Ph.D.
Uncovering Relationships Between Air Pollution, Psychosocial Stressors, and Cardiovascular Disease

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.
Beverly Wright
Addressing Environmental and Health Inequities in the Deep South

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.
Rima Habre, Sc.D.
Creating More Precise Exposure Profiles

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.
Andres Cardenas, Ph.D.
Combining Biostatics and Genomics Research to Prevent Disease

September 1, 2022

Andres Cardenas, Ph.D.

With NIEHS support, Andres Cardenas, Ph.D., combines epidemiological, molecular, and computational approaches to understand the role of environmental exposures on disease development.

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