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Your Environment. Your Health.

Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH)

PEPH is a network of scientists, community members, educators, healthcare providers, public health officials, and policymakers who share the goal of increasing the impact of environmental public health research at the local, regional, and national level. PEPH defines environmental public health as the science of conducting and translating research into action to address environmental exposures and health risks of concern to the public.

Grantees: for information on how to access the PEPH Resource Center, please contact Liam O'Fallon or Kevin T. O'Donovan. You can also visit the NIEHS Research Partners webpage to access the Resource Center and other NIEHS shared datasets and applications.

Grantee Highlights

Staci Bilbo, Ph.D. – Bridging Basic Research and Clinical Care to Better Understand Autism

Staci Bilbo

Staci Bilbo, Ph.D., studies how environmental exposures and the immune system interact in early life to impact brain development. Her research focuses on autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which affects about 1 in 59 children.

Brian D. Smith II – Increasing Awareness for a Healthy Detroit

Brian D. Smith II

Brian Smith, a community relations specialist at the Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES) at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, helps to raise residents’ awareness of how to protect their health from environmental stressors.

Kim Harley, Ph.D. – Engaging Latino Youth in Environmental Health

Kim Harley, Ph.D.

Kim Harley, Ph.D., a reproductive epidemiologist, is passionate about improving environmental health literacy, training, and leadership skills in Latino youth of Salinas, CA.

PEPH Podcasts

Understanding the Link Between Environment, Nutrition, and Autism: Examining Approaches to Reduce Risk

March 21, 2019

In this podcast we’ll learn more about the national health priority of autism and what NIEHS-funded researchers are doing to understand gene-by-environment contributions to autism. Plus, we’ll hear how prenatal vitamins may be useful in reducing the risk of autism.

Opioids and Worker Health

January 24, 2019

In this podcast, hear more about the significant risks that opioids pose to worker health and safety, and how different agencies and nonprofit organizations are working to address these concerns.

A Community Approach to Studying Noise and Health

October 25, 2018

In this podcast, we will talk about efforts to raise awareness of noise pollution and work to engage communities in documenting their noise experience.

Program Lead

Liam R. O'Fallon
Liam O'Fallon, M.A.
Health Specialist

Tel 984-287-3298
Fax 919-316-4606
ofallon@niehs.nih.gov
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