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Generation Chemical: How Environmental Exposures are Affecting Reproductive Health and Development

Learn from top scientists and experts on the impact of environmental exposures and toxics on reproductive health, pregnancy, and development.

We envision a world free from environmental risks that harm our health.

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Explore the links between chemicals and human diseases.

Upcoming Webinars

Protecting Children's Environmental Health While Re-opening Schools: Recommendations from the Healthy Schools Network

October 28, 2020 — Join us on October 28th, for the next CHE-Alaska webinar when we will be joined by Claire Barnett, founder and executive director of the Healthy Schools Network, to discuss environmental . . .

Generation Chemical: How Environmental Exposures are Affecting Reproductive Health and Development

October 29, 2020 —   To explore the latest science on the generational impact of harmful chemical and environmental exposures from preconception through the life course, the Collaborative on Health and the Environment and . . .

Indoor Air Quality in Schools and Childcare Facilities During COVID-19

November 10, 2020 —   The CDC recently updated their guidance explaining that the novel coronavirus can be transmitted through aerosolized particles that can remain suspended in the air for hours and travel farther than 6 feet (1). . . .

Racial/ethnic Differences in EDC Exposures

November 12, 2020 — This is the third webinar in the series, Young EDC Scientists Showcase (YESS). During this webinar, two student researchers will discuss their work on racial and ethnic disparities in EDC exposures. Brandi Smith . . .

Environmental reproductive justice: Racial disparities in environmental pollution and chemical exposures

November 18, 2020 —   Racial and socioeconomic disparities in reproductive health have persisted in the US for many years—according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Department of Health and Human . . .

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New Webinar Series! Generation Chemical: How Environmental Exposures are Affecting Reproductive Health and Development

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Join us for a new webinar series that will provide you with the latest science to help your patients

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Announcing New Webinar Series on Effects of Plastic on Health

Oct 26, 2018— We are excited to announce a new four-part webinar series looking into the effects of plastic on health. Over the next four months, we will be joined by leading scientists, health professionals, policy experts, and advocates to talk about the various impacts of plastics on public health.  . . .

Meet Our 20 Pioneers under 40 in Environmental Public Health: Vanessa Galavíz, PhD, MPH

Jul 09, 2018— Vanessa Galavíz, PhD, MPH is committed to making a difference for communities most affected by environmental hazards such as air pollution, pesticides, and water contamination. Her work has always focused on marginalized communities, and her work with the California Environmental Protection Agency and the University of Washington School of Public Health is no different.

She is intent on doing this work because she remembers how she felt when she first learned what public health can do and what environmental health means.  . . .

Meet our 20 Pioneers under 40 in Environmental Public Health: Ana Mascareñas, MPH

Jul 03, 2018— Ana Mascareñas, MPH has devoted herself to making sure that everyone has the opportunity for their voice to be heard and finding creative solutions to address inequities. Whether that is through asking for input or taking all points of view into consideration, her goal is that when a project is designed, all community members have had their values recognized.

In her work with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (CA DTSC), her job is to provide meaningful spaces for underrepresented communities in environmental regulatory decisions that affect them.  . . .

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