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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.

CHE cultivates a learning community based on the latest, peer-reviewed science to share knowledge and resources and to improve individual and collective health.

Webinars

Hear the latest environmental health science.

Because Health

Articles and tips for limiting your environmental health risks.

A Story of Health

Learn about disease origins and prevention for health care providers.

Toxicant and Disease Database

Explore the links between chemicals and human diseases.

Upcoming Webinars

Climate Change and Reproductive Health

July 27, 2021 — The climate crisis is resulting in more severe, frequent, and longer lasting extreme weather events such as heat waves, droughts, flooding, and hurricanes. These events  disproportionately impact vulnerable . . .

Part I: Microplastic pollution and the effects of phthalates and other plastic-born chemicals on Alaska’s ecosystems and Alaskans’ health

July 28, 2021 — This is the first webinar of two on microplastic pollution in Alaska’s marine and terrestrial environments and the effects of plastic-born toxic chemicals on Alaska’s ecosystems and Alaskans’ health. . . .

Part II: Microplastic pollution and the effects of phthalates and other plastic-born chemicals on Alaska’s ecosystems and Alaskans’ health

August 18, 2021 — This is the second webinar of two on microplastic pollution in Alaska’s marine and terrestrial environments and the effects of plastic-born toxic chemicals on Alaska’s ecosystems and Alaskans’ . . .

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What’s New

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

Oct 15, 2020—

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

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Black Lives Matter

Jun 08, 2020— CHE is deeply saddened, appalled, and angered by the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless other lives that have been lost due  . . .

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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We hope to build a groundswell of demand for prevention-focused behaviors and policies, as well as economic and legal structures that protect public health.

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