Drexel University received a multi-million dollar grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to establish the Drexel Climate Change and Urban Health Research Center
Characterizing indoor air phthalates and volatile organic compounds in NY/NJ nail salons: Webinar recording
Webinar features Dr. Inkyu Han, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Temple University. He discusses his community-engaged research on toxic air pollutants in New York and New Jersey nail salons, his research methodology and results.
Three companies are recalling applesauce pouches because they may contain dangerous levels of lead, the FDA says. The recalled products include certain Schnucks Cinnamon Applesauce and variety pouches, WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree pouches and certain lots of Weis brand cinnamon applesauce pouches.
Webinar featuring Rebecca Fry, PhD, Director of the Institute for Environmental Health Solutions and The Carol Remmer Angle Distinguished Professor in Children’s Environmental Health in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at UNC-Chapel Hill.
As the invited speaker for the 2023 NIEHS Hans L. Falk Memorial Lecture, Center member Marisa Bartolomei highlighted the contributions she and her research group at the University of Pennsylvania have made.
This Competition seeks to identify innovative and inclusive approaches rural, local governments have developed for working with citizens, community groups, and other interested parties in rural communities to identify and address environmental public health concerns facing their people.
Our Center Deputy Director, Marilyn Howarth, MD, was interviewed by the Environmental Health Chat podcast on lead in Philadelphia.
A discussion of best practices to improve indoor air quality at schools, daycare centers, childcare facilities, and at home.
Through a state initiative, Chester County officials are trying to support qualified homeowners with low and moderate incomes with up to $25,000 for repair costs.
The NIH Environmental Justice Working Group invites feedback on the approaches NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices can take to support research and capacity building efforts to advance environmental justice in the U.S. and globally
Councilmember Jamie Gauthier and the City Council of Philadelphia declared October 12th as Children’s Environmental Health Day in the city.
This panel brings together health experts to discuss the alarming consequences of rising temperatures on human health, with a specific focus on the vulnerability of fetuses and newborns.
PRCCEH received a new 1-year NIEHS Administrative Supplement to add a fifth focus area: climate change!
CHOP and Penn Researchers receive $50 Million NIH Grant to study impact of environmental factors on pregnancy and children’s health
The Penn-CHOP ECHO program will enroll patients at Penn Medicine during pregnancy and follow the infants into childhood at CHOP.
Dr. South Named Associate Vice President for Health Justice and Inaugural Director of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Justice
Congratulations to Dr. Eugenia South, who was appointed Associate Vice President for Health Justice for the University of Pennsylvania Health System (a newly created role) and named Inaugural Director of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Justice.
Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health to serve as national coordinating center for new NIH Community-led Health Equity Research Program
Drexel received a $20 million award to be disbursed over five years from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Common Fund through the agency’s Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) program to study health equity solutions nationwide.
The climate crisis impacts everyone. During Climate Week at Penn, which will be held from Sept. 18-22, everyone is invited to find their place in the climate movement.
Penn Medicine will serve a critical role in driving research to reduce pregnancy-related complications and deaths and promote maternal health equity through a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant. The $19 million, seven-year grant funds the creation of an implementation science hub as part of the NIH’s new Maternal Health Research of Centers of Excellence initiative.
Scientists with the USGS first set out in 2019 to sample 161 waterways as a way of finding potential sources of PFAS contamination from 33 different compounds of the “forever chemicals.”
Inkyu Han, PhD, one of PRCCEH’s newest members and an environmental health scientist with the Temple University College of Public Health was recently featured for his work on microplastics in the College of Public Health news.
The National Center for Healthy Housing and the Children’s Environmental Health Network want to hear from you. Have you and your family or someone you know been affected by unhealthy housing conditions?
Learn tips and information for keeping children healthy over the summer covering topics such as tick and mosquito management, sun safety, and indoor and outdoor air quality.
Learn about sources of lead exposure, its impacts on children’s health, and how to reduce lead hazards in early learning environments using deep cleaning techniques.
AirNow is also available as an app, allowing users to efficiently check current and future air quality information.