the pace of discovery of harmful exposures and preventative solutions
pregnant women and at-risk communities who bear an unfair burden of pollutants and disease
recommendations and interventions to improve health across the lifespan

Calling all Center members and affiliates!

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Upcoming Events & Opportunities:


2nd Annual Herb Needleman Lecture

This lecture will be held during the UCSF Occupational and Environmental Health Grand Rounds. Our speaker is Rosalind J. Wright, MD, MPH, Horace W. Goldsmith Professor of Pediatrics and Dean for Translational Biomedical Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Her lecture is titled “Disentangling effects of social stress, chemicals, and nutrition in disease programming: Embracing the promise of exposomics.”

Sponsored by the Western States Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU), the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE) and the UCSF EaRTH Center. This lecture is presented annually in honor of Dr. Needleman’s groundbreaking work on the hazards of environmental lead on children’s neurodevelopment, and his perseverance despite fierce opposition from industry. January 13, 8-9 am PT. Register.


NorCal Mini Symposium on Climate, Health, and Equity

Join us in learning how health professionals can effectively partner with communities for climate justice. The Mini-Symposium will feature Ms. Margaret Gordon from the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project and Dr. Gaurab Basu, Co-Director for the Center for Health Equity Education and Advocacy at the Cambridge Health Alliance and 2021 Grist 50 list of climate leaders.

February 16, 12 pm PT. Info and Register.




The UCSF Environmental Research and Translation for Health (EaRTH) Center is transforming the approach to studying harmful environmental pollutants that undermine health and human development and contribute to chronic disease. With a focus on accelerating the pace of discovery of harmful exposures and preventive solutions, the EaRTH Center offers globally recognized expertise, cutting-edge science and state-of-the-art lab support, multi-disciplinary collaborations, community outreach and engagement, and grant funding to create new opportunities in environmental health research.