We are so excited to share more photos from the #EHSFEST Poster Session! These presentations represent collaborative research in community health via the SRP, COEC, STEER and TREES programs. ... See MoreSee Less
This week, the COEC will be participating in the 50th Anniversary #EHSFEST Conference in Durham, NC. Today, Dr. Howarth is presenting on communication strategies used in the CEET's #DeepWaterHorizon #CBPR study- a partnership w/ Gulf residents. CBPR (community based participatory research) is a research approach that involves community members and local representatives as research participants. Participating community members have key insight on the #EnvironmentalHealth concerns of the community, and this tremendously helps guide research objectives and activities. ... See MoreSee Less
Although radon has been out of the news lately, it is still an extremely important environmental health exposure. Pennsylvania has one of the most serious radon problems in the county. An estimated 40% of Pennsylvania homes have radon levels above the Environmental Protection Agency’s action guideline of 4 picocuries per liter. Fall and Winter are the best time to test for Radon. Read our latest blog for more information about how you can test your home for Radon!