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CHE Partnership call: PCBs in Schools -- Still a Problem?
Tues, Sept 9

7/30/14: MP3 recording available: Aamjiwnaang: A Culture in Shock with Ron Plain

7/10/14: MP3 recording available: Breathing Deep: Air Pollution, Health, and Public Health Policy

6/18/14: MP3 recording available: Prenatal Exposure to EDCs and Obesity: Combining Toxicology and Epidemiology with Dr. Juliette Legler

6/18/14: MP3 recording available: Fukushima: A View from the Ocean with Kevin Buesseler

6/17/14: MP3 recording available: Nutrition and Toxicants in Autoimmune Disease: Implications for Prevention and Treatment


CHE Partners on why they value our work


Administrative services are provided by Commonweal, where CHE's organizational headquarters is located. Commonweal is a health and environmental research institute based in Bolinas, California.

Collaborative on Health and the Environment
PO Box 316
Bolinas, California 94924
(415) 868-0970

To reach CHE's administrative coordinator direct:
1646 Dow Road
Freeland, WA 98249

Chair of CHE

  • Philip R. Lee, MD, Former United States Assistant Secretary of Health, Chancellor of the University of California at San Francisco, Professor of Social Medicine (Emeritus), Department of Medicine and Senior Advisor, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, School of Medicine, UC San Francisco

Vice-Chair of CHE

  • Michael Lerner, PhD, President, Commonweal, Co-Coordinator of CHE's Breast Cancer Working Group, Co-Coordinator of CHE's Cancer Working Group, Co-Coordinator of CHE's Integrative Health Working Group

CHE Staff

Consultants and Advisors to CHE

  • Davis Baltz, MS, Co-coordinator, CHE Special Projects
  • Steve Heilig, MPH, CHE Director of Public Health & Education, and Director of Public Health & Education, San Francisco Medical Society
  • Polly Hoppin, ScD, Program Director, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Co-Coordinator of CHE's Working Group on Asthma and the Environment
  • Sarah Howard, Coordinator of CHE's Diabetes-Obesity Spectrum Working Group
  • Génon Jensen, Executive Director, Health and Environment Alliance; Coordinator of CHE's Asthma and the Environment and Climate Change Working Groups
  • Pete Myers, PhD, CEO, Environmental Health Sciences
  • Sharyle Patton, Director of CHE Special Projects
  • Heather Sarantis, MS, Co-coordinator, CHE Special Projects
  • Ted Schettler, MD, MPH, CHE Science Director, and Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network; Coordinator of CHE's Science Working Group
  • Antoinette (Toni) Stein, PhD, Coordinator of CHE's Working Group on Electromagnetic Fields
  • Maria Valenti, National Coordinator of the Healthy Aging and the Environment Initiative, mvalenti@igc.org

Chairman of Science Advisory Committee

  • Phil Landrigan, MD, Director of the Center for Children's Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine


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