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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

March 2022

Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Ph.D.
Building trust, sharing data: grantee promotes participatory research

Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Ph.D., works with communities to increase environmental health literacy and translate research into action.

Robert Bullard, Ph.D.
Climate change can worsen health in underserved communities

Robert Bullard, Ph.D., often called the father of environmental justice, discussed the issue during an NIH-wide seminar on Feb. 9.

Dana Haine
Educational tool highlights COVID-19 and arsenic research

NIEHS-funded researchers teamed up with high school teachers to create a digital resource that encourages students to think like scientists.

Editors' Choice Collection 2021
First-ever EHP Editors’ Choice collection spotlights 2021 papers

Environmental Health Perspectives science editors selected 15 publications that researchers and community members should not miss.

Suzanne Fenton, Ph.D.
More monitoring of breast milk needed, new research suggests

A study by a U.S.-Canada team estimated PFAS levels in breast milk.

Robert Tighe, M.D.
Air pollution and forever chemicals continue to pose health risks

Two scientists who have received support from NIEHS presented their latest findings in a pair of talks at Duke University in February.

Joan Packenham, Ph.D.
Cardiovascular disease in women spotlighted during webinar

The NIEHS Women's Health Awareness Program hosted the Feb. 10 event.

Helena Hogberg, Ph.D.
Hogberg brings developmental neurotoxicity expertise to NICEATM

Helena Hogberg, Ph.D., has an international perspective on advancing alternatives to animal testing.

Richard Kwok, Ph.D.
GuLF Study finds increased risk of hypertension in oil cleanup workers

This study is among the first to show hypertension is associated with oil spill exposures and supports earlier findings on heart disease.

Erica Jansen, Ph.D.
Webinar recognizes early-career scientists’ research on lead, arsenic

The NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers event focused on how those toxicants can affect brain development.

Jonathan Samet, M.D., and Tami Bond, Ph.D.
Interventions needed to slow climate-driven air pollution, researchers note

Jonathan Samet, M.D., and Tami Bond, Ph.D., spoke as part of the NIH-wide Climate Change and Health Seminar Series.


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