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.
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 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 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.
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.