As part of the EPA’s Urban Waters program, three Atlanta organizations received funding to promote the restoration of the Proctor Creek Watershed and support community improvements in the surrounding neighborhoods. Two of the HERCULES community stakeholders, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and Environmental Community Action, Inc., are among the recipients. Center for Watershed Protection, Inc., which […]
HERCULES’ Dr. Dana Boyd Barr earns her way onto the 2014 Highly Cited Researchers list for demonstrating her exceptional impact in the environmental field. Thomson Reuters recently revealed the official list of the 2014 Highly Cited Researchers, based on the top 1% most cited publications in each field. Dr. Barr was one of 137 total […]
Next year’s Society of Toxicology meeting will offer a new continuing education course “An Introduction to the Exposome”. The course features insights from leaders in the exposome field including Drs. Elaine Cohen Hubal, Gary Miller, Martyn Smith, and Chirag Patel. The course focuses on explaining how the exposome concept can be effectively used to advance […]
HERCULES Community Engagement Core Shaheed Dubois Community Grant Program highlighted in Emory’s public health magazine Proctor Creek Community Collaborative Health Survey featured in Emory Magazine Proctor Creek Coalition HERCULES community partner Na’Taki Osborne Jelks was appointed to the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council! Proctor Creek Watershed Watch: A Photovoice Project presented at 2015 U.S. EPA […]
Dr. Miller introduced the concept of the exposome and its development in the scientific community since its initial introduction, opening the dialogue about the exposome and its role as a tool in developing and advancing environmental health sciences and human health as a whole.
HERCULES was invited to join the Proctor Creek Coalition, a group consisting of several community-based organizations, developers, and federal, state, and local governmental agencies working collaboratively to address the contamination, flooding, mold/air quality, and built environment challenges facing a local Atlanta community.
On Friday, April 4th at 11AM (EST) the first webinar will air in a new series by NIEHS: Exposure Science & the Exposome. This webinar comes as a continuation of the NIEHS commitment to facilitating discussions of exposome-related research and applications for the field of exposure science in environmental health. Goal 3 of the NIEHS […]
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The Human Early-Life Exposome – Novel tools for integrating early-life environmental exposures and child health across Europe
Major environmental hazards such as ambient air pollution, environmental tobacco smoke, water and food contaminants, noise, pesticides and ultraviolet (UV) light may lead to serious, chronic pathologies with large societal and economic costs, especially when exposure occurs during critical periods of development in pregnancy or early life.