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Children in the Philadelphia region face many environmental threats and health problems from asthma to lead poisoning, air pollution and toxic chemicals. Our Center provides support, resources, funding and tools […]

Webinars

Webinars

Not So Sweet: Applesauce, Lunchables and Lead – Webinar Recording The final PRCCEH virtual seminar of the Spring 2024 semester.  Featuring, Kevin Osterhoudt, MD is a pediatrician, medical toxicologist and the Medical Director of The Poison Control Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Beyond Paint – Lead Risks for People and Wildlife: Webinar Recording As…

Programs & Resources

PRCCEH Program Chester Community Asthma Prevention Program The CAPP program provides direct intervention for families to reduce childhood asthma in Chester, PA. PRCCEH Program Academy for Environmental Exposure Reduction High school short-course on endocrine disrupting chemicals and researching health hazards. PRCCEH Program Hazard Assessments for Asbestos in Schools Assessments of schools for asbestos hazards, health…

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News + Events

Latest News Not So Sweet: Applesauce, Lunchables and Lead – Webinar Recording The final PRCCEH virtual seminar of the Spring 2024 semester.  Featuring, Kevin Osterhoudt, MD is a pediatrician, medical toxicologist and the Medical Director of The Poison Control Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. A look back at the 2024 Academy for Environmental Exposure…

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Our Programs

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…

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Community Partners

Our Partners Our community partners are on the frontlines, in neighborhoods, working directly with families impacted by environmental health hazards. We are honored to work with them on programs, learn from their experiences and connect them to the latest research from our members. If your organization is interested in partnering with the Center, do not…

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Focus Areas

Climate Change Children are one of the most vulnerable populations to the impacts of a warming, volatile climate. Learn More Asthma Watching a child struggle to breathe is one of the most heart-breaking experiences. Unfortunately, too many Philadelphia families, teachers and doctors have to endure this pain due to the debilitating effects of childhood asthma….

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Facebook YouTube Twitter LinkedIn 215-573-7633 The phone is checked intermittently, so for the fastest reply, use the contact form. This website was designed to provide the latest research, tools, programs and resources about common children’s environmental health hazards. If after exploring our site, you still have questions or concerns, our team of experts is here…

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Not So Sweet: Applesauce, Lunchables and Lead – Webinar Recording May 23, 2024 | lead, video The final PRCCEH virtual seminar of the Spring 2024 semester.  Featuring, Kevin Osterhoudt, MD is a pediatrician, medical toxicologist and the Medical Director of The Poison Control Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. A look back at the 2024…

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