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There is no such thing as PFAS-free synthetic turf

Aimin Chen, PhD, MD, is interviews for an article discussing the use of synthetic turf in the city’s future play fields, particularly in South Philly.

How can you reduce health effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals?

Nearly 300 researchers, clinicians, and community members gathered to share research, steps people can take to reduce exposure to EDCs.

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Women For A Healthy Environment and PRCCEH announce findings of pilot project on shade structures in childcare settings

Women For A Healthy Environment (WHE) released the findings of its 2024 Shade Study, a pilot project investigating the impact of shade structures on outdoor play in childcare settings within 4 Philadelphia environmental justice neighborhoods.

Upcoming Events

July 29 - July 30

Climate Change, Health, and Justice: A Workshop on Community-Engaged Research to Promote Health Equity

This workshop examines the state of the science to stimulate community-engaged, multi-level intervention research on climate change and health.

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July 31 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Measuring Microplastics – NYU Symposium

Across the two days we will hear from local, national, and international experts who will provide insight into the future of the field, as plastic production and consumption continues to rapidly grow worldwide.

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November 21

Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology Symposium

Save the date for the CEET Symposium

Latest Webinars

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Environmental contributions to perinatal health inequity: Webinar recording

Recording of the November 2022 webinar by Heather Burris, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Dr. Burris is a Center member….

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Confounding factors to consider in environmental epidemiology research in children: Webinar recording

An educational webinar featuring Center member Scott Lorch, MD, Director of the Center for Perinatal and Pediatric Health Disparities Research and Attending neonatologist and Associate…

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