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Environmental Factor

Environmental Factor

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July 2024

Lindsey A. Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc.
Lupus arises from complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors

NIAMS Director Lindsey A. Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc., discussed research on the enigmatic autoimmune disease and bolstering NIEHS collaborations.

Arun Pandiri, Ph.D.
NIEHS pathologist receives inaugural STP Mid-Career Excellence Award

Arun Pandiri, Ph.D., recognized by the Society of Toxicologic Pathology for outstanding contributions.

Two workers from the cover of the June 2024 ECWTP report.
Environmental Career Worker Training Program improves lives

Program evaluation finds graduates — many formerly homeless, unemployed, or incarcerated — earn more and work more than non-program workers.

Patricia Fletcher, Ph.D.
NIH offers training, resources to combat age discrimination

Patricia Fletcher, Ph.D., discussed new initiative to support employees over 40 years old during Diversity Speaker Series lecture.

Illustration of a person with head turned to left, throat and center of brain highlighted red
How can you reduce health effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals?

Nearly 300 researchers, clinicians, and community members gathered to share research, steps people can take to reduce exposure to EDCs.

Advisory council members together with NIEHS leaders and grantees gathered in person and virtually for the 172nd Council meeting June 4.
Advisory Council considers military exposures, community-based research

Exposure effects among U.S. service members, environmental justice, and expanding research in primary care settings also discussed.

Warren Casey, Ph.D.
Public forum highlights collaborations to replace animal testing

Government agencies described advancements in developing human-relevant, nonanimal alternatives during May event.

Worker Training Program strives to protect those most vulnerable

Admiral Rachel Levine touts WTP’s efforts to address occupational health disparities through targeted worker education and training at Spring workshop.

Rick Woychik, Ph.D., center
NIEHS News in Brief

Director’s visit to Asia, Diversity Speaker Series, students and congresswomen tour NIEHS, and GEMS meeting.



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