Webinar and Call Archive

Since 2002, CHE has hosted conference calls and webinars that span a wide variety of topics related to the latest environmental health science. These virtual gatherings are a cornerstone of our mission to help protect the health of families, children and communities by amplifying and discussing emerging science on environmental factors that contribute to disease and disability. 

This archive includes webinar and call recordings, accompanying slides and resources, and information on the presenters.


Categories: Chemical Environment, green chemistry

November 20, 2019

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

December 4, 2017

Toxic Threats to Children and Teens: Preconception and Prenatal

November 15, 2017

Melamine: Scoping Review Reveals Potential Endocrine, Reproductive, and Neurotoxic Activities

June 21, 2017

Toxic Cocktail: How Chemical Pollution Is Poisoning Our Brains

May 24, 2017

International Actions to Protect Health and Environment: A Report from the Stockholm Convention on POPs

April 25, 2017

Links between Flame Retardants and Children's Social Behavior

April 24, 2017

The Skinny on Gene Editing: Where Genomic Technologies Meet Environmental Health

March 29, 2017

Science & Action to Protect Our Health: Achieving Local Ordinances that Prevent the Harmful Use of Pesticides

March 24, 2017

Fireside Chat: The John Merck Fund’s Ruth Hennig on Environment and Health in the Trump Administration

February 22, 2017

Chemicals in Consumer Products: Science and Policy Actions to Eliminate Hazards

February 21, 2017

Fireside Chat: Forsythia’s Dr. Shelley Hearne on Environment and Health in the Trump Administration

February 15, 2017

Effects of Bisphenol A on Female Reproduction

January 24, 2017

Fireside Chat: EWG's Ken Cook on Environment and Health in the Trump Administration

January 18, 2017

Sex-specific Differences in the Accumulation of Brominated Flame Retardants and Thyroid Hormone Regulation in Human Placental Tissue

December 14, 2016

Reflections and Recommendations from the Alaska Children's Environmental Health Summit

November 29, 2016

Chemical Contributors to Type 2 Diabetes

October 27, 2016

Innovative Approaches to Breast Cancer Prevention and Screening

October 19, 2016

EDCs: Recent Findings on the Role of BPA and Brain Development

September 21, 2016

Will the New Federal Chemicals Law Adequately Protect Public Health?

July 20, 2016

Protecting Alaska's Children from Neurodevelopmental Harm: Project TENDR's New Consensus Statement on the Environmental Chemicals Contributing to Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

July 13, 2016

TSCA Reform: Understanding the Science, Implementation, and Implications of the New Chemical Safety Act

July 12, 2016

A Consensus on the Environmental Chemicals Contributing to Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Project TENDR

June 29, 2016

Using Science to Set Regulatory Criteria: Identifying Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in the European Union

June 7, 2016

Exploring Multifactorial Contributors to Disease Outcomes: The Possible Role of Acetaminophen in Asthma and Autism

April 28, 2016

Glyphosate: The Increasing Use of GBHs Worldwide and Implications for Human Health

April 5, 2016

Looking Toward Green Chemistry: A Conversation with a Pioneer in the Field, Dr. Terrence Collins

March 24, 2016

Neurodegenerative Disease: The Long-term Consequences of Early Life Environmental Exposures

February 24, 2016

Toxic Chemicals in Our Homes: Sources, Health Effects, and How You Can Support Safer Chemicals Policy

January 13, 2016

Chemicals without Harm: A Conversation about Safer Alternatives with Ken Geiser

December 11, 2015

Environmental Health and Complexity: Exploring the Ecological Model of Health

December 9, 2015

Why the US Leaves Deadly Chemicals on the Market: A Conversation with Journalist Elizabeth Grossman

November 12, 2015

Predicting Toxicity: Silent Spring Institute's High-throughput Screens for Chemicals Related to Breast Cancer

October 30, 2015

Reducing the Burden: International Reproductive Health Leaders Call for Greater Efforts to Prevent Toxic Chemical Exposure, New Opinion from FIGO

September 2, 2015

What the Pink?! Protecting the Breasts You Love

June 30, 2015

News from the US EPA Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program

June 4, 2015

From Molecules to Business: Better Living Through Green Chemistry

May 28, 2015

An Interview with Dr. Frederica Perera, Recipient of the Prestigious Heinz Award

May 7, 2015

A Fish Tale: A Review of the Science of Fish Contamination, Consumption, and Advisories

February 25, 2015

Placental Toxicants and Disruption to Development

December 2, 2014

The First Thousand Days: Chemical Exposure in Early Life and Beyond

October 20, 2014

Four Years After the President's Cancer Panel Report: Recommendations and Next Steps

October 15, 2014

Toxic Chemicals in Schools: Health Hazards to Children and What You Can Do

October 1, 2014

NIEHS and Environmental Disparities in Alaska

May 28, 2014

Breast Cancer Prevention: Beyond Pink Ribbons

March 25, 2014

Exposure to Toxic Chemicals among Pregnant Women and Children: The Role of Prevention with Tracey Woodruff

March 12, 2014

Evidence-based Advocacy to Protect Children's Environmental Health: A Discussion of the Latest Science with Dr. Ruth Etzel

January 21, 2014

Chemical and Psychological Stressors and Health

November 21, 2013

Presidents on Prevention

November 12, 2013

Cumulative Impacts and the US Environmental Health Movement

November 8, 2013

Endocrine Disruptors and Reproductive Health across the Lifespan

October 16, 2013

Breast Cancer and the Environment: Prioritizing Prevention

October 3, 2013

Preconception Risk Reduction

September 18, 2013

Asking the Right Questions: Are Women of Childbearing Age at Risk of Exposure to Multiple Pollutants?

June 27, 2013

National and International Perspectives on Nutrition, Food, Food Security and Agricultural Systems: Reconnecting the Personal, Public and Environmental Health

June 26, 2013

The Rise of the US Environmental Health Movement: A Conversation with Activist and Author Kate Davies

May 29, 2013

The Story of Camp Lejeune: Contaminated Drinking Water, Cancer Clusters and the Struggle for Justice

March 20, 2013

Transgenerational Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Environmental Obesogens in Rodents

March 6, 2013

Environmental Exposures and Autism:The Interplay Between Genes, Environment and Health Status

December 13, 2012

Methods for Screening and Assessing Chemicals

October 24, 2012

The Unnatural History of Breasts: Industrial Chemicals, Breast Cancer, and Early Puberty

September 26, 2012

Preventing Harm to Children: The Healthy Schools Movement

September 20, 2012

Healthy Environments Across Generations: What We Learned and What Comes Next

September 5, 2012

Protecting Public Health in Alaska: The Opportunity of the Safe Chemicals Act

May 30, 2012

Little Changes: A Discussion with Author Kristi Marsh on How to Avoid Chemicals in Food and Everyday Products

March 26, 2012

Upholding Our Human Right to Live in a Healthy Environment

February 15, 2012

Coal's Assault on Human Health

January 11, 2012

Science and Action to Protect Public Health: How Healthcare Professionals Are Changing Chemicals Policy

December 14, 2011

The Role of Environmental Chemicals in the Development of Diabetes and Obesity

November 18, 2011

Integrating Environmental Health into Clinical Practice

July 21, 2011

Breast Health and Early Life Exposures

June 16, 2011

Cumulative Impacts on Health: New Community-Based Research Projects, Part 2

March 16, 2011

Green Chemistry and Safer Alternatives to Toxic Flame Retardants

September 15, 2010

Chasing Molecules: Poisonous Products, Human Health and the Promise of Green Chemistry: A Discussion with Author Elizabeth Grossman

May 25, 2010

Breast Cancer: Environmental Links and Opportunities for Prevention

May 18, 2010

The President's Cancer Panel Report: "Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now"

April 19, 2010

Evaluating the Impact of Cumulative Stressors on Health

March 30, 2010

Environmental Contaminants and Reproductive Health: Reasons for Concern

March 15, 2010

A Conversation with Linda Birnbaum, Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

February 24, 2010

Mind, Disrupted: A Conversation with Project Leaders and Participants

February 10, 2010

Chemicals and Reproductive Health: The Male Predicament

January 19, 2010

CHE Science Cafe: A Conversation with Elizabeth Grossman, author of Chasing Molecules

October 28, 2009

What Does the Environment Have to Do with Medicine? Reporting Back from a Premier Reproductive Society Conference

October 15, 2009

Late Lessons from Early Warnings: The Precautionary Principle 1896-2000, a Conversation with David Gee

September 30, 2009

Creating Healthy Schools in Alaska: What You Need to Know to Protect Children from Toxic Exposures

March 20, 2008

Breast Cancer and the Environment: State of the Evidence 2008

February 26, 2007

Fertile Ground: Highlights of the UCSF-CHE Fertility Summit

February 1, 2007

Special Joint CHE Call with the CHE Integrative Health Working Group and the New School: A Conversation with Ted Schettler

January 17, 2007

CHE Policy Education Call: Environmental Health and the New Congress

October 31, 2006

Male Reproductive Health at Risk: Testicular Dysgenesis and the Environment

July 20, 2006

Human Metabolism, Diabetes, and Obesity: The Environmental Connections

June 19, 2006

Green Chemistry: Making it Real in the World

April 28, 2006

CHE Policy Education Call: Preserving the Integrity of Science: Research and Policy Considerations

May 18, 2005

Over the Top: The Cumulative Impact of Environmental Health Stressors

September 23, 2004

Obesity: The Silent Environmental Epidemic

October 23, 2003

European Chemical Policy

July 15, 2003

Birth Defects: Environmental Science and Advocacy