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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.

  • Luis Olmedo

    PEPH Grantee Highlight

    As executive director of Comité Cívico del Valle, Inc., a community-based environmental justice nonprofit, Luis Olmedo strives to provide health services and research, and promote environmental justice in the Imperial and Coachella Valleys in California.
  • sperm and egg

    Why Dad’s Environment Before Conception Matters

    In this podcast we’ll hear about how researchers are exploring preconception, particularly for fathers to be, as a critical window of susceptibility to harmful exposures. Plus, learn what you can do to improve your preconception health!
  • PEPH Evaluation Metrics Manual

    PEPH Evaluation Metrics Manual

    This manual provides examples of tangible metrics that NIEHS grantees and program staff can use for both planning and evaluation of environmental public health activities.
  • Resources

    PEPH Resources

    The educational and outreach materials on this webpage have been developed by PEPH grantees and their community partners.
  • PEPH Newsletter

    PEPH Newsletter

    Check out the latest issue of the PEPH Newsletter. To received it in your inbox, e-mail peph@niehs.nih.gov.
  • Funding Opportunities

    Funding Opportunities

    This section lists and describes the various funding opportunity accouncements that are PEPH-related.
  • PEPH on Twitter

    PEPH on Twitter

    Follow PEPH for the latest updates on grantee highlights, podcasts, webinars, and more.

Grantee Highlights

Luis Olmedo – Combating Pollution with Community Air Monitoring

Luis Olmedo

As executive director of Comité Cívico del Valle, Inc., a community-based environmental justice nonprofit, Luis Olmedo strives to provide health services and research, and promote environmental justice in the Imperial and Coachella Valleys in California.

Jamie San Andres – Combating Exposures in Vulnerable Populations

Jamie San Andres

Jamie San Andres began her career organizing campaigns to protect the health of farmworkers and their families by limiting the use of the most toxic pesticides. She grew up in California’s San Joaquin Valley, home to a large farming industry that relies heavily on pesticide use.

Esther Min – Academic-Community Collaborations to Address Environmental Justice in Washington State

Esther Min

Esther Min discovered her passion for environmental justice in 2014 while pursuing her M.P.H. and working with community organizations focused on providing access to clean drinking water during one of the worst droughts on record in California.

PEPH Podcasts

Why Dad’s Environment Before Conception Matters

October 11, 2019

In this podcast we’ll hear about how researchers are exploring preconception, particularly for fathers to be, as a critical window of susceptibility to harmful exposures. Plus, learn what you can do to improve your preconception health!

Understanding the Global Burden of Disease Part II

August 14, 2019

In this podcast we will focus on the Pollution and Health Initiative, which aims to expand the number of environmental factors that are included in the GBD and how impacts on human health are measured.

Understanding the Global Burden of Disease Part I

July 17, 2019

In this podcast we will focus on the Global Burden of Disease Study and how it is helping inform health organizations and decision makers as they prioritize environmental factors that need to be addressed.

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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