Our Center is dedicated to implementing the latest environmental health interventions to benefit families and their children. To achieve this goal, we have formed collaborations with community partners and researchers to develop programs to reduce childhood asthma and lead poisoning, improve air quality and inform the public on toxic chemicals, particularly endocrine disrupting chemicals.
This list highlights all the Programs currently offered by our Center. We hope to grow the number of programs as we identify other opportunities to implement best practices in children’s environmental health.
For an expansive list of resources offered by our Center and other groups, visit our Programs and Resources page.
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The CAPP program provides direct intervention for families to reduce childhood asthma in Chester, PA.
High school short-course on endocrine disrupting chemicals and researching health hazards.
Funding for researchers and nonprofit organizations for innovative children’s environmental health research and implementing that research in the community.
Assessments of schools for asbestos hazards, health risks and education.
Teacher training to develop curriculum on environmental health topics.
Consultations for clinicians caring for patients with lead poisoning and environmental health issues
Videos specifically for childcare centers and schools on environmental health topics.
Mentoring and training for new and emerging children’s environmental health researchers.
This program screens patients for environmental risks and automatically provides them and their healthcare providers with printed counseling materials.
STEER is an NIEHS funded program of course work, field experience and mentorship for K-12 science teachers.
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.