UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility

UNC CEHS researchers, staff and students conduct outreach activities that engage community audiences and share research findings to increase knowledge about environmental health issues and improve public health.
Research Highlight

Dr. Larry Engel

Engel shares Research on Deepwater Horizon GuLF STUDY

On Thursday August 18, Dr. Larry Engel, associate professor in the UNC Department of Epidemiology and UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility member, was invited to present his research at a UNC Institute for the Environment (IE) Brown Bag Seminar. The seminars are designed for sharing environmental science research studies in UNC IE and in other departments working on relevant research. Learn more.

Outreach Highlight

COEC Supports Local Partners through Asthma Initiatives

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that impacts 1 out of 10 North Carolina residents – particularly vulnerable populations, including African American and Native American communities and low-income households. Much of the work that the CEHS Community Outreach and Engagement Core (COEC) does to bring environmental health science information to public audiences entails partnering with health departments and other public health organizations across the state to enable professional training sessions. Learn more.

News & Events

Dr. Stephen Hursting

Center Research wins NCI Outstanding Investigator Award.

Stephen Hursting, PhD, professor of nutrition at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and the UNC Nutrition Research Institute, has received a prestigious National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA). This award recognizes and provides stable funding for cancer research with breakthrough potential. Learn more.