1-page plain-language summary of research conducted by HERCULES scientists Kyle Steenland and Dana Barr and others about the relationship between OC pesticide exposure and neurological disease in...
The Community Engagement Core
The Community Engagement Core (CEC) aims to enhance and expand existing relationships between HERCULES and community partners to resolve environmental health issues in the community using exposome principles. We do this by:
By developing partnerships and building capacity among community members and scientists, the CEC aims to incorporate community concerns into the long-term research efforts of HERCULES investigators.
To achieve these aims, we use the following approaches:
Community Engagement Highlights
- Clarence “Shaheed” Dubois Community Grant Program highlighted in Emory’s Public Health Magazine
- Results of 2013/2014 Mini-Grant “Proctor Creek Watershed Watch: A Photovoice Project” presented at 2015 U.S. EPA Community Involvement Training Conference
- Proctor Creek Coalition January 2015 Meeting Updates
- Clarence “Shaheed” Dubois Community Grant Program
- CEC activities in the news!
- Atlanta Community Forum: Environment, Health and Action
Community Engagement Activities
1-page plain-language summary of research conducted by HERCULES scientists Lyndsey Darrow and Paige Tolbert about the relationship between air pollution and respiratory infections among...
The Clarence Shaheed DuBois Exposome Roadshow and Community Grant Program aims to Learn what affects community health in Atlanta, Support communities in identifying an environmental health priority,...
Emory University’s HERCULES Exposome Research Center funded a community-engaged pilot project investigating urban soil contamination in Atlanta. The study has led to an EPA site investigation and...
The HERCULES Community Engagement Core created an infographic series about everyday chemicals found in our exposomes. This infographic focuses on the common toxicants found in our...