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Priorities of the President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children Child on playground equipment

Priorities of the President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children

The President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children (Task Force) has published their priority activities for the next 5 years. Their priorities align with the focus areas of the PRCCEH.

Researchers from CHOP, Drexel find disparities in rates of certain preterm births Pregnant woman.

Researchers from CHOP, Drexel find disparities in rates of certain preterm births

A team of researchers from Drexel University and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (including Center members Drs. Jane Clougherty and Heather Burris) studied how different circumstances of preterm birth may indicate the health of the parents and their surrounding community at a geographic level.

Climate Disruption, Air Pollution, and Young People’s Health: Challenges and Solutions

Climate Disruption, Air Pollution, and Young People’s Health: Challenges and Solutions

The event will feature doctors, government officials, mental health experts, and environmental justice advocates and highlight the interconnections between climate and air pollution, public health, and children. It will be exclusively live-streamed by Parents.

Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program and Philadelphia Dr. Sunni Mumford

Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program and Philadelphia

A multidisciplinary group of researchers from CHOP and Penn Medicine have received a $50 million grant from the NIH to study the impact of environmental influences on pregnancy and children’s health. The research program is part of the NIH’s Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program, which funds research to uncover how environmental exposures during preconception, pregnancy and early life affect children’s long-term health.

PEPH 2024 | Climate Change and Environmental Justice: Engaging Diverse Teams

PEPH 2024 | Climate Change and Environmental Justice: Engaging Diverse Teams

The purpose of this three-day meeting is to bring grantees and partners within the Partnerships for Environmental Public Health network together for the first time since February 2020 to discuss common issues, approaches, and opportunities. The focus will be on engaging diverse teams in the context of the intersection of climate change and environmental justice.

USA Exposome Symposium: Children’s Health, Environmental Justice, and the Exposome Researcher in a lab.

USA Exposome Symposium: Children’s Health, Environmental Justice, and the Exposome

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.

Request for Information: Environmental Justice Research Gaps, Opportunities and Capacity Building Woman standing To address group meeting in community center

Request for Information: Environmental Justice Research Gaps, Opportunities and Capacity Building

The NIH Environmental Justice Working Group invites feedback on the approaches NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices can take to support research and capacity building efforts to advance environmental justice in the U.S. and globally

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