Upcoming Seminar: Antonia Calafat, PhD

The Center for Children’s Environmental Health Presents: 

Antonia Calafat, PhD
Chief, Organic Analytical Branch 
Center for Disease Control and Prevention 

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Via Zoom:

Professor Joe Braun Appointed Center Director

Joseph Braun, RN, MSPH, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Epidemiology, has been appointed the Director of the Center for Environmental Health and Technology (CEHT) in the School of Public Health effective January 1, 2020.

Intersection of Schools and Highways Produces Bad Air

Gregory Wellenius, director of the Center for Environmental Health and Technology, provided commentary in this article about the health risks children face when their schools are in close proximity to major highways. 

With a little help from its friends, NIEHS updates congressional staff

During a briefing with members of Congress and their staffs, Associate Professor of Epidemiology Joseph Braun explained how polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) may harm kids' health.

Silence is golden: Living in a noisy area may increase risk of more serious stroke

Continuing coverage: Researchers at Brown contributed to a study that the high levels of environmental noise we are subjected to in large cities can increase both the severity and consequences of an ischemic stroke.


Joseph Braun comments on the NYT article "The Types of Plastics Families Should Avoid"

Associate Professor of Epidemiology Joseph Braun provides commentary on the safety of different types of chemicals found in plastics and how to avoid them.