As the invited speaker for the 2023 NIEHS Hans L. Falk Memorial Lecture, Center member Marisa Bartolomei highlighted the contributions she and her research group at the University of Pennsylvania have made.
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Our Center Deputy Director, Marilyn Howarth, MD, was interviewed by the Environmental Health Chat podcast on lead in Philadelphia.
Councilmember Jamie Gauthier and the City Council of Philadelphia declared October 12th as Children’s Environmental Health Day in the city.
PRCCEH received a new 1-year NIEHS Administrative Supplement to add a fifth focus area: climate change!
CHOP and Penn Researchers receive $50 Million NIH Grant to study impact of environmental factors on pregnancy and children’s health
The Penn-CHOP ECHO program will enroll patients at Penn Medicine during pregnancy and follow the infants into childhood at CHOP.
Dr. South Named Associate Vice President for Health Justice and Inaugural Director of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Justice
Congratulations to Dr. Eugenia South, who was appointed Associate Vice President for Health Justice for the University of Pennsylvania Health System (a newly created role) and named Inaugural Director of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Justice.
Inkyu Han, PhD, one of PRCCEH’s newest members and an environmental health scientist with the Temple University College of Public Health was recently featured for his work on microplastics in the College of Public Health news.
The Qualitative Institute (TQI) is a comprehensive educational program. Attendees will learn new skills and expand on prior strengths in qualitative and mixed methods research. Join experts from: Jefferson, University of Pennsylvania, Temple, Drexel, & Vanderbilt.
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.
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.
This year’s edition of the Research at Penn magazine has two stories featuring PRCCEH members.
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.
Overall, Black children 19 and younger are hospitalized due to asthma at a rate 5X that of white counterparts.
Our annual symposium is set for Tuesday, July 18th with virtual and in-person attendance options.
Register now for the children’s environmental health training from the Teachers Institute of Philadelphia
The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia (TIP) invites teachers from around the School District of Philadelphia to participate in its fall 2023 Curriculum Laboratory.
In April 2023, Drexel University began a pilot program for organic land management at Drexel Park.
Penn Nursing is committed to training the next generation of nurses on sustainability and the climate crisis
The Penn Nursing blog has a long feature on sustainability efforts across the school, including those of Center member Jianghong Liu, PhD, RN, FAAN.
According to the EPA, rising global average temperature continue to impact widespread changes in weather patterns, and extreme weather events are likely to become more frequent or more intense. Experts suggest that the stress of these events can trigger headaches.
The Learn More Breathe Better® program will look at asthma through a health equity lens and highlight the many resources available to promote National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month throughout May.
Center member Tyra Bryant-Stephens, MD, was a lead author on a Case Study featured in the American Academy of Pediatrics, titled, “A Health System-Initiated Intervention to Remediate Homes of Children With Asthma”.
Join as we celebrate EPA’s Air Quality Awareness Week. This webinar is hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment (Region 3 PEHSU).
Center member, Harriet Okatch, PhD, is leading a lunchtime lecture speaker series by the Thomas Jefferson University Institute for Smart and Healthy Cities.
Jianghong Liu, PhD, to be honored by Sigma Theta Tau International at the 34th International Nursing Research Congress
Center Member Jianghong Liu, PhD, is one of two Penn Nursing faculty members to be honored by Sigma Theta Tau International for their contributions to the nursing profession.