For Researchers

A primary goal of our Center is to support Philadelphia regional children’s environmental health researchers, up-and-coming scientists and faculty throughout their career. We want your research to succeed in the lab and effectively make the transition to the real-world, so it can benefit Philly communities.

Are you an early-stage investigator, researcher or faculty member with some focus on children’s environmental health? Contact us to see if you are eligible for Center membership.

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PRCCEH Program

Pilot Project Funding

Funding for researchers and nonprofit organizations for innovative children’s environmental health research and implementing that research in the community.

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PRCCEH Program

Community Children’s Environmental Health Program

Mentoring and training for new and emerging children’s environmental health researchers.

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Philadelphia Neighborhood Heat Vulnerability Index

Explore this index to view at risk areas in Philadelphia and available community resources.

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EPA’s Climate Change and Children’s Health 2023 Report

Children are uniquely vulnerable to climate change and its impacts on health. Read this report to find out more on the topic.

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PRCCEH Program

Workshops and Continuing Education for Researchers

To enhance basic research skills that pertain to children’s environmental health, we will strongly encourage early-stage investigators and researchers to enroll in workshops and continuing education courses.

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Find hydraulic fracturing well sites near them and learn about the chemicals used at these sites.

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Training and Career Development from the Center for Excellence in Environmental Toxicology

The CEET has established a pipe-line into careers in the environmental health sciences that spans high-school students to advanced career training.

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Research Resources by Member Institutions

A list of our current member universities and institutions and their respective research offices.  If you are applying for funding or starting a research project, they are a great place to start.

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