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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 Lynn Albert. You can also visit the NIEHS Research Partners page ( ) to access the Resource Center and other NIEHS shared datasets and applications.

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Grantee Highlights

Steve Wing and Gary Grant - Community-driven Research for Environmental Justice

Wing and Grant
For 20 years, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) professor Steve Wing, Ph.D., and community leader Gary Grant, have worked together to raise awareness of unjust environmental health conditions and improve public health in eastern North Carolina. read more....

Kenneth Oldfield and Roy Stover – Building Capacity for Native Americans in Hazardous Chemical Safety and Awareness

Kenneth Oldfield demonstrates the use of a chlorine containment kit.
Kenneth Oldfield and Roy Stover collaborate to develop materials and deliver worker safety education and training through the NIEHS-funded Alabama Fire College Workplace Safety Training Program. read more....

Ogonnaya Dotson-Newman – Helping Vulnerable Communities Achieve Environmental Justice and Sustainability

Ogonnaya Dotson-Newman
Ogonnaya Dotson-Newman is passionate about linking issues of social justice with environmental health sciences and raising people’s awareness about this connection. read more...

PEPH Podcasts

Dealing with Disasters Part 2

January 19, 2016

Every community is vulnerable to disaster, and every disaster presents a unique set of health hazards. Fortunately, it is possible to reduce disaster risk and improve the resilience of our communities. read more...

Air Pollution and Your Heart

September 30, 2015

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Many factors are known to raise the risk of heart disease, including diet, smoking, inactivity, and genetic factors. According to a growing body of research, air pollution also plays an important role in the development of heart disease and in triggering cardiac events. In this podcast, we’ll hear about the latest research and offer tips to reduce your risk read more...

Mapping Environmental Health

July 10, 2015

Hear about recent developments in mapping technology, challenges with data management and training, and the potential for these technologies to improve our understanding of environmental health around the globe. read more...

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