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This podcast series explores how environmental exposures affect our health. Each short episode highlights ways researchers work in partnership with community groups to understand and address environmental health issues.

Environmental Health Cha‪t‬ NIEHS Partnerships for Environmental Public Health

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This podcast series explores how environmental exposures affect our health. Each short episode highlights ways researchers work in partnership with community groups to understand and address environmental health issues.

    Using Implementation Science to Move Environmental Health Discoveries into the Real-world

    Using Implementation Science to Move Environmental Health Discoveries into the Real-world

    In this podcast, we’ll hear from Lindsey Ann Martin, Ph.D., from the NIEHS Division of Extramural Research and Training, about the intersection of implementation science and environmental health research.

    • 10 min
    Greening Neighborhoods to Improve Health

    Greening Neighborhoods to Improve Health

    In this podcast, we’ll hear from NIEHS grantee Aruni Bhatnagar, Ph.D., who leads the Green Heart Study, an ambitious and first of its kind project to examine the impacts of green neighborhoods on heart health.

    • 10 min
    Using Culturally Appropriate Messages to Promote Smoke-Free Homes

    Using Culturally Appropriate Messages to Promote Smoke-Free Homes

    To decrease tobacco use among tribal populations, researchers must consider the culture and traditions of tribal communities, many of which use tobacco for ceremonial, medicinal, and religious practices. In this podcast, you’ll hear from NIEHS-funded researcher Patricia Henderson, M.D., who is working with tribal communities to encourage the adoption of smoke-free homes, with the goal of improving their health.

    • 11 min
    NIEHS Program Builds Careers, Changes Lives (Part II)

    NIEHS Program Builds Careers, Changes Lives (Part II)

    In this second installment of our two-part series celebrating the 25th anniversary of the NIEHS Environmental Career Worker Training Program, we’ll hear from Rocio Treminio-Lopez, a program graduate who is now the mayor of Brentwood, Maryland. Treminio-Lopez shares personal stories of her experiences in the program and how it shaped her life and career path.

    • 7 min
    NIEHS Program Builds Careers, Changes Lives (Part I)

    NIEHS Program Builds Careers, Changes Lives (Part I)

    In this podcast, you’ll hear how the NIEHS Environmental Career Worker Training Program (ECWTP) enhances life skills, creates jobs, and provides sustainable career opportunities for underserved populations across the U.S.

    • 11 min
    Microplastic Pollution and Human Health

    Microplastic Pollution and Human Health

    In this podcast, you’ll hear from Mark Hahn at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution about how microplastics impact human health and the ecosystem, and how researchers are working to address this issue.

    • 7 min

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