Education and Training

Susan and Gina McCarthy

Our faculty is available to present Grand Rounds, residency lectures, and presentations to other healthcare professionals and community groups on pediatric environmental health. Topics include:

  • How to take an environmental exposure history
  • Overview of children's environmental health
  • The toxic effects of exposure to mercury and lead
  • Environmental triggers of asthma
  • Health effects of endocrine disruptors
  • Indoor air quality

Reproductive Environmental Health Conference

The Center hosts a reproductive environmental health conference each fall. Previous topics have included PFAS, lead, mercury and BPA. Event details and registration information will be posted on this website and in the Center’s monthly newsletter.

Web-Based Courses

The Center is involved in ongoing development of web-based courses pertaining to children’s and pregnant women’s environmental exposures and health issues for health care providers. The National PEHSU also offers continuing education opportunities at its online classroom. Participants can select from a wide range of topics including reproductive health, pesticides, and climate change.

Schedule a presentation

Focus on a specific children's environmental health issue for your organization