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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Tuesday, July 18, the Philadelphia Regional Center for Children’s Environmental Health hosted its second annual Symposium. The goal of the Symposium was to bring together researchers, non-profit organizations, government agencies and the public to learn about the latest studies, experiments and programs focused on improving child health.
Center member Inkyu Han, PhD, was interviewed for a recent AP story on extreme heat in our cities.
This year’s edition of the Research at Penn magazine has two stories featuring PRCCEH members.
Our annual symposium is set for Tuesday, July 18th with virtual and in-person attendance options.
On Tuesday, May 23, 2023, Dr. Shaon Sengupta, neonatologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia gave a talk as part of the Center’s Spring 2023 seminar series on the impacts of changes to circadian rhythm to lung inflammation and repair.
Register now for the children’s environmental health training from the Teachers Institute of Philadelphia
The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia (TIP) invites teachers from around the School District of Philadelphia to participate in its fall 2023 Curriculum Laboratory.
Penn Nursing is committed to training the next generation of nurses on sustainability and the climate crisis
The Penn Nursing blog has a long feature on sustainability efforts across the school, including those of Center member Jianghong Liu, PhD, RN, FAAN.
According to the EPA, rising global average temperature continue to impact widespread changes in weather patterns, and extreme weather events are likely to become more frequent or more intense. Experts suggest that the stress of these events can trigger headaches.
Center Deputy Director interviewed as part of segment on environmental justice in the Eastwick neighborhood
ABC News 6 featured some of the environmental justice issues faced by the residents of the Eastwick neighborhood in Philadelphia.
Organized by Penn Sustainability, Earth Week runs April 17-23 and will include dozens of events centered on the themes of environmental justice, climate, and nature-based solutions.
In this talk, Sharon McGrath-Morrow, MBA, MD, discusses her experience working directly with asthma patients and their families, as well as the best practices to improve treatment uptake.
Center member Thomas Gluodenis, PhD, and Kemberly Stephens, DM, of Lincoln University of PA were awarded $25,000 for their pilot project, Assessing Childhood Exposure to Toxic Metals During 3-D Printing. […]
The February 25th Vox.com article on the East Palestine train derailment featured a quote from PRCCEH Center Deputy Director Dr. Marilyn Howarth.
Through the Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, Center member Jane Clougherty, MSc, ScD, professor in the Drexel University Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, was awarded more than $1 […]
Featuring Soroya Julian McFarlane, PhD, from the University of Georgia. This seminar was jointly hosted by PRCCEH and the CHARTER Center based in Atlanta. Dr. McFarlane discusses her research and […]