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Healthy Communities Task Force Indoor Air Quality Meeting Series: Housing Quality and Health

Healthy Communities Task Force Indoor Air Quality Meeting Series: Housing Quality and Health

Join the HCTF for our first of three webinars on indoor air quality and health. The first webinar in the series will focus on residential indoor air quality, exploring how our homes – from building materials to home maintenance to pests – affect indoor air quality and our health.

Understanding and reducing your exposure to potential harmful chemicals in everyday products Assortment of personal care produce bottles.

Understanding and reducing your exposure to potential harmful chemicals in everyday products

PRCCEH member Kristen Lyall, ScD, and her team at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute developed this short educational video on EDCs and how they are potentially found in common household items and food. 

ECHO Research Explores Potential Value of Nutrition Data Collected from Pregnancy Through Adolescence for Understanding Child Health Dr. Kristen Lyall

ECHO Research Explores Potential Value of Nutrition Data Collected from Pregnancy Through Adolescence for Understanding Child Health

Collaborative ECHO research led by Megan Bragg, PhD, RD and PRCCEH member Kristen Lyall, ScD, both of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute highlights the opportunity for researchers to access the large amount of diet information already collected from the ECHO Cohort.

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.

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.

Heat, Harvest, and Health: Unraveling the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Farmworkers and Their Families Daniel Smith

Heat, Harvest, and Health: Unraveling the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Farmworkers and Their Families

Monthly seminar of the Philadelphia Regional Center for Children’s Environmental Health. Speaker: Daniel J. Smith, Ph.D., AGPCNP-BC, CNE is a doctorally prepared nurse practitioner and the Weingarten Endowed Assistant Professor at Villanova University’s M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing.

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.

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