Scientists with the USGS first set out in 2019 to sample 161 waterways as a way of finding potential sources of PFAS contamination from 33 different compounds of the “forever chemicals.”
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Monthly seminar of PRCCEH and CEET featuring Rebecca Fry, PhD, of UNC-Chapel Hill
Penn Medicine’s Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics Faculty Special Seminar
A discussion of best practices to improve indoor air quality at schools, daycare centers, childcare facilities, and at home.
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.
A discussion on the alarming consequences of rising temperatures on fetuses, newborns, young children and birth outcomes.
Story in Drexel Magazine about the Environmental Collaboratory and Center member Jane Clougherty
Our annual symposium is set for Tuesday, July 18th with virtual and in-person attendance options.
On Tuesday, May 23, 2023, Dr. Shaon Sengupta, neonatologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia gave a talk as part of the Center’s Spring 2023 seminar series on the impacts of changes to circadian rhythm to lung inflammation and repair.
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.
You’re invited to the 2nd annual Philadelphia Regional Center for Children’s Environmental Health Symposium. This event brings together Center membership, emerging investigators in the field, community partners and nonprofit organizations, as well as, other leaders dedicated to improving the health of children.
Center member Eugenia South, PhD, of the University of Pennsylvania, was featured in the March issue of Philadelphia Magazine for her work on the connections between environmental factors and gun […]
Center member Thomas Gluodenis, PhD, and Kemberly Stephens, DM, of Lincoln University of PA were awarded $25,000 for their pilot project, Assessing Childhood Exposure to Toxic Metals During 3-D Printing. […]
Through the Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, Center member Jane Clougherty, MSc, ScD, professor in the Drexel University Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, was awarded more than $1 […]
The call for proposals for AY 23-24 opens on February 14 and closes on March 15. Up to four communities will be awarded up to $25,000 in April. Open for University of Pennsylvania community only.
This two-day, virtual workshop focuses on identifying best practices for large-sample studies of pregnancy and childhood to ethically and feasibly return individual research results to participants.