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June 16, 2017
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This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among minority and underserved children. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, per the standard application due dates until the expiration of the announcement on May 8, 2020.
June 16, 2017
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This funding opportunity announcement encourages interdisciplinary research aimed at promoting health, preventing and limiting symptoms and disease, and reducing health disparities across the lifespan for those living or spending time in non-traditional settings (e.g., playgrounds and nursing homes). Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, per the standard application due dates until the expiration of the announcement on September 8, 2019.
June 16, 2017
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This funding opportunity announcement is to support research that will further elucidate the pathways involved in the relationship between education and health outcomes. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, per the standard application due dates until the expiration of the announcement on January 8, 2019.
June 16, 2017
Application Due Date
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This funding opportunity announcement is to support research that will further elucidate the pathways involved in the relationship between education and health outcomes. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, per the standard application due dates until the expiration of the announcement on January 8, 2019.
June 5, 2017
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This funding opportunity announcement encourages applications using community-engaged research methods to investigate the potential health risks of environmental exposures of concern to the community and to implement an environmental public health action plan based on research findings. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, per the standard application due dates until the expiration of the announcement on May 18, 2019.
June 5, 2017
Application Due Date
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This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, per the standard application due dates until the expiration of the announcement on May 8, 2020.
June 5, 2017
Application Due Date
News Details
This funding opportunity announcement encourages interdisciplinary research aimed at promoting health, preventing and limiting symptoms and disease, and reducing health disparities across the lifespan for those living or spending time in non-traditional settings (e.g., playgrounds and nursing homes). Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, per the standard application due dates until the expiration of the announcement on September 8, 2019.
June 5, 2017
Application Due Date
News Details
This funding opportunity announcement is to support research that will further elucidate the pathways involved in the relationship between education and health outcomes. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, per the standard application due dates until the expiration of the announcement on January 8, 2019.
November 16, 2016
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The purpose of this FOA is to support clinical trials to evaluate Asthma Care Implementation Programs (ACIP) that provide comprehensive care for children at high risk of poor asthma outcomes.
October 31, 2016
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This proposed rule would amend HUD's lead-based paint regulations on reducing blood lead levels in children under age 6 who reside in federally-owned or -assisted pre-1978 housing and formally adopt the revised definition of “elevated blood lead levels” in children under the age of 6 in accordance with guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and establish more comprehensive testing and evaluation procedures for the housing where such children reside.
October 16, 2016
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This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Specific targeted areas of research include biobehavioral studies that incorporate multiple factors that influence child health disparities such as biological (e.g., genetics, cellular, organ systems), lifestyle factors, environmental (e.g., physical and family environments) social (e.g., peers), economic, institutional, and cultural and family influences.
October 16, 2016
Application Due Date
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The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to encourage interdisciplinary research aimed at promoting health, preventing and limiting symptoms and disease, and reducing health disparities across the lifespan for those living or spending time in non-traditional settings (i.e. playgrounds and nursing homes).
October 16, 2016
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The goal of this funding opportunity announcement is to support research that will further elucidate the pathways involved in the relationship between education and health outcomes and in doing so to carefully identify the specific aspects and qualities of education that are responsible for this relationship and what the mediating factors are that affect the nature of the causal relationship.
October 1, 2016
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched new initiatives to better understand how a child’s early environment may affect health and development.
June 20, 2016
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To protect children and families from the hazards of lead-based paint and from other home health and safety hazards, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $52.6 million in Lead Based Paint Hazard Control grants to 23 local and state government agencies.
June 13, 2016
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To protect children and families from the hazards of lead-based paint and other home health and safety hazards, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $46.5 million in grants to 15 local and state governments.
June 13, 2016
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The devastating effects of lead poisoning are irreversible, and even low levels of lead in a young child’s blood can have long-term effects on their ability to learn and lead a productive life.

Upcoming Events

September 16, 2017
Location: Chicago, IL
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2017 National Conference & Exhibition September 16–19 includes over 350 educational sessions including practical hands-on learning and networking in addition to a pediatric technical exhibit.
September 19, 2017
Location: Nationwide
Sponsor: American Public Health Association
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APHA's Get Ready campaign helps Americans prepare themselves, their families and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters, and other emergencies.
October 12, 2017
Location: Nationwide
Sponsor: Children’s Environmental Health Network
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To create a children’s environmental health movement and a strong network of advocates, CEHN has spearheaded the establishment of Children’s Environmental Health Day (CEH Day), to be celebrated every second Thursday of October during Children’s Health Month.
October 17, 2017
Location: Puerto Rico
Sponsor: North American Association for Environmental Education
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Annual conference and research symposium.
October 22, 2017
Location: Nationwide
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS
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CDC and HHS share the goal of eliminating childhood lead poisoning in the United States. NLPPW occurs every year during the last full week in October.
November 4, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
Sponsor: American Public Health Association
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APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo brings together 12,000 public health and research professionals from across the U.S. and around the world to network, educate, and inspire each other.
November 18, 2017
Location: New York, NY
Sponsor: Healio
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This annual meeting is an educational resource for pediatric and infectious disease physicians and nurses.

Past Events

October 13, 2016
Location: Washington, DC
Sponsor: Children's Environmental Health Network
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This year Children's Environmental Health Network (CEHN) will be launching the first Annual Children’s Environmental Health Day (CEH Day) on October 13th, 2016. This new public health calendar day will occur on the second Thursday of every October moving forward. CEH Day 2016 will include an educational event between 9am - 11am EST in Washington, DC, focusing on positive steps forward in moving recommendations highlighted in the Blueprint for Protecting Children’s Environmental Health: An Urgent Call to Action, as well as an online/virtual presence.
October 19, 2016
Location: Madison, WI
Sponsor: North American Assosciation for Environmental Education
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Our 45th annual NAAEE conference will link powerful stories of innovation and success in EE from around the world with how environmental education builds community and creates purposeful change. We will celebrate the ways in which our work inspires people of all ages and backgrounds to connect with nature, contribute to healthy environments and empowered communities, and shape a more sustainable future.
October 19, 2016
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Jennifer Lowry, MD, FACMT
Region 7
October 22, 2016
Location: San Francisco, CA
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) invites you to join us for the 2016 National Conference & Exhibition October 22–25 (pre-conference sessions and events begin on Friday, October 21) in San Francisco. Experience over 350 educational sessions including practical hands-on learning and networking in addition to the largest pediatric technical exhibit of its kind.
October 24, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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CDC and HHS share the goal of eliminating childhood lead poisoning in the United States. NLPPW occurs every year during the last full week in October. During NLPPW, CDC aims to
  • Raise awareness about lead poisoning;
  • Stress the importance of screening the highest risk children younger than 6 years of age (preferably by ages 1 and 2) if they have not been tested yet;
  • Highlight partners' efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning; and
  • Urge people to take steps to reduce lead exposure.
October 29, 2016
Location: Denver, CO
Sponsor: American Public Health Association
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APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo brings together more than 12,000 of your peers from across the U.S. and around the world to network, educate and share experiences. This year we'll be talking about health equity and ensuring the right to health.
November 9, 2016
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Sponsor: Children's Environmental Health Network
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Do you know where to turn when questions arise about pesticides, mold, or the use of plastic products in child care? Are you, as a child care licensor, trainer or health consultant to child care professionals, equipped to give child care providers the information they need to protect children from common environmental health hazards? Do you know that children are especially vulnerable to harmful substances in their environment -- and why this is so? The Eco-Healthy Child Care® (EHCC) Train the Trainer session was created to help you answer 'Yes!' to these questions.
November 13, 2016
Location: Kitakyushu, Japan
Sponsor: Department of Environmental Health
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Topics
  • Epigenetics
  • Multi- and Trans-generational Inheritance
  • Preconception Exposures
  • Cancer
  • Microbiome impacts on early development
  • Immune dysfunction and inflammation
  • Metabolic disturbances
  • Neurobehavioral functions and deficits
  • Reproductive system
  • Complex exposures
  • Lessons from prospective birth cohorts
  • The DOHaD paradigm in environmental health research and public health
November 19, 2016
Location: New York, NY
Sponsor: Healio
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This annual meeting has proven to be a valuable educational resource to pediatric and infectious disease physicians and nurses for nearly 30 years. It offers a renowned faculty to provide perspective on the areas that need more of your attention in the upcoming year, so that you can make informed decisions on the diagnosis, treatment and overall care of your pediatric infectious disease patients.
January 24, 2017
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Every year, the NCSE National Conference and Global Forum is brought into being by a dedicated group of professionals who volunteer their time and efforts to make it so.
March 27, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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The CDC-funded Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Training Center (HHLPPTC) supports CDC’s partners in state and local programs by training new program personnel in practical strategies to build programs, develop strategic coalitions, improve care coordination, and support housing-based primary prevention. The trainings are primarily targeted to childhood lead poisoning prevention staff from state and local health departments, and related private sector organizations.
March 29, 2017
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This scientific symposium includes a variety of research presentations, training sessions, and other information targeted to medical professionals, public health and private sector agencies, not-for-profit agencies, faith communities, public policy representatives, built environment sector and child and family advocate organizations, research scientists and government officials.
March 29, 2017
Location: Washington, DC
Sponsor: American Public Health Association
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At this workshop, mosquito-borne diseases experts, national and local vector control agencies, and health department professionals will meet with scientists and mosquito-borne diseases experts to prepare for, conduct surveillance of, and respond to the detection of invasive Aedes mosquitoes, travel-related Zika cases, and locally transmitted cases.
April 3, 2017
Location: Nationwide
Sponsor: American Public Health Association
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National Public Health Week celebrates the power of prevention, advocates for healthy and fair policies, shares strategies for successful partnerships, and champions the role of a strong public health system.
April 5, 2017
Location: Washington DC
Sponsor: Children's Environmental Health Network
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This is when CEHN will hold their next national pediatric research conference, also in Washington, DC! They hope to see you at their upcoming events.
April 5, 2017
Location: Arlington, VA
Sponsor: Children’s Environmental Health Network
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This conference will highlight innovative research on emerging threats to children's environmental health.
April 27, 2017
Location: Columbus, OH
Sponsor: Ohio Housing Finance Agency
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The Ohio Housing Finance Agency and the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing are hosting this event featuring cutting-edge research and practice related to housing, and collaboration to develop innovative solutions to improve the lives of low- and moderate-income households.
May 3, 2017
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10th year of this conference at the intersection of health disparities and the social determinants of health.
May 15, 2017
Location: St. Louis, MO
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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The CDC-funded Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Training Center (HHLPPTC) supports CDC’s partners in state and local programs by training new program personnel in practical strategies to build programs, develop strategic coalitions, improve care coordination, and support housing-based primary prevention. The trainings are primarily targeted to childhood lead poisoning prevention staff from state and local health departments, and related private sector organizations.
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