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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

Your Online Source for NIEHS News

December 2022

American Public Health Association Expo
NIEHS joins APHA in celebrating its 150th anniversary

Climate change, worker safety training, health equity, top agenda items in Boston at American Public Health Association conference.

Kamel Mansouri, Ph.D.
Chemical grouping approaches can aid toxicology research, experts say

NIEHS workshop explored chemical clustering and classification methods that can boost knowledge about how toxicants affect health.

Gwen Collman, Ph.D.
Exposure science tackles climate change

Hurricanes, wildfires, and melting permafrost headlined the last two sessions of the NIEHS Superfund Research Program's Climate Change and Health webinar series.

Sharon Beard at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo
“Building Pathways” fosters diverse pipeline in construction careers

Pre-apprenticeship program offered by NIEHS Worker Training Program grantee is promoting readiness in the construction industry.

A group photo of members of the Texas A&M University Superfund Research Center and NIEHS’ Michelle Heacock, Ph.D., and Director Woychik
NIEHS Director tours Texas community, speaks at research center event

Superfund Research Centers across U.S. receive grants, grant renewals to continue exposure research, join environmental justice efforts.

Retired senior chief petty officer Bryan Duran
Veterans honored at NIEHS celebration event

Retired Senior Chief Petty Officer Bryan Duran shared how lessons learned while serving in the Navy are applied in his daily work at NIEHS.

Adriana Alexander, Ph.D.
Scientific Journeys: From childhood curiosity to new discoveries

NIEHS postdoctoral fellow receives inaugural CARES Award in recognition of National Family Caregivers Month.

David Rice
Making society accessible for people with disabilities starts with us

Diversity series speaker says people with disabilities are held back by ableism in an inaccessible world, not by their impairments.

Erik Tokar, Ph.D.
New 3D model shows how cadmium exposure may affect heart development

NIEHS researchers develop new tools to demonstrate how environmental agents can lead to diseases.

Helena Hogberg, Ph.D.
Nonanimal testing experts connect with environmental justice community

Discussions highlighted opportunities and challenges in using new testing approaches to protect susceptible populations.


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