Please join us for the Department of Pediatrics 2023-2024 Academic Year Grand Rounds on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Hub Auditorium
Tag: climate change
The maps are part of a new website developed by the Nature Conservancy’s Pennsylvania staff, which describes how citizen-scientists collected heat readings around the city last summer and what they found.
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
This meeting will bring together academic, government, and community partners to share research findings, discuss the use of computational analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in analyzing results of large, multi-dimensional data sets, and discuss translational interventions and policies needed to reduce the effects of environmental injustice on child health.
This virtual , 2-day interactive training equips attendees with the knowledge, hands-on experience, and resources to speak and take action on climate as a healthy priority.
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.
This free event will showcase stories of health care professional activation and leadership in decarbonization.
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!
In this session, we will share examples of community-based organizations that are investing in developing community leaders to build momentum for local water equity and climate resilience.
Air Quality, Climate Change, and Health is a joint meeting of the Climate Change Forum and the Healthy Communities Task Force.
A discussion on climate change with Ann-Christine Duhaime, MD who wrote Minding the Climate: How Neuroscience Can Help Solve Our Environmental Crisis.
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.
A future supported by the natural environment depends on our effective involvement in decisions in our homes, communities, states, and at the federal level to ensure that we are taking […]
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.
In this series, we aim to inspire students and practitioners of environmental health science to share their research in an effort to promote meaningful change.
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.
A discussion on the alarming consequences of rising temperatures on fetuses, newborns, young children and birth outcomes.
Racial healing, Justice, and Children’s Health webinar
Story in Drexel Magazine about the Environmental Collaboratory and Center member Jane Clougherty
Center member Inkyu Han, PhD, was interviewed for a recent AP story on extreme heat in our cities.
9th Annual Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health Symposium on Environmental Justice and Health Disparities
Second part of the CEEJH Symposium is in person at the University of Maryland. In the last 11 years, conversations have included sustainability in the Chesapeake Bay watershed; grassroots activism; health, law, and policy tools for environmental justice communities; STEM innovations for empowering community stakeholders and more.
‘That house was like an oven’: How residents of Philly’s hottest neighborhoods are coping as temperatures rise
Hunting Park is one of the hottest neighborhoods in the city, and temperatures here can rise some 20 degrees above other parts of Philadelphia.
An interview by Villanova University with Center members Ruth McDermott-Levy and Daniel Jackson Smith, about the recent wildfires, climate change and impacts to public health.