UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility

CEHS researchers, staff and students conduct outreach activities that aim to engage community audiences and share CEHS research findings in order to raise awareness about environmental health issues and improve public health.
Pilot Projects Program

The Pilot Projects Program (PPP) stimulates innovative and collaborative research at the UNC-CH CEHS by providing short-term funding to investigators across campus who are either junior investigators in environmental research fields or established investigators in other fields who are exploring a new direction in environmental health science.

New Resources

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has become more common in the quest to extract natural gas from reserves across the United States. In a new podcast and factsheet developed with help from CEHS COEC staff, NIEHS takes a close look at the potential environmental health implications of this practice and what researchers are doing to learn more.

Podcast: A Second Look at the Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing

Factsheet: Health and Hydraulic Fracturing

News & Events

Join CEHS researcher Dr. Bill Kaufmann and pediatric dermatologist Dr. Diana McShane for a lunchtime webinar titled “Childhood Sun Damage and Melanoma Risk: Understanding the Environmental Health Research and Clinical Application” on April 24th. Read more.

UNC faculty and staff emphasize environmental health as major theme at annual statewide Asthma Summit. Read more.

Siega-Riz and other members of 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee release report. Read more.