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October 11, 2021

EH MATTERS Fellowship: New Fall undergrad cohort to pursue training in environmental health and justice

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We are pleased to announce our Fall 2021 cohort of EH MATTERs (Environmental Health MethodologicAl, Training, and Teaching EnterpRiSe) Fellows. This program offers training to the next generation environmental health and justice scholars at USC. Five students from multiple disciplines were selected to grow environmental health and justice knowledge and experiential learning under the mentors of EH MATTERS Faculty members. Fellows have completed the first semester of research and training online and a set to embark on a more intensive summer program research experience.

These fellows are actively working on a broad range of research topics and issues including: health projects related to air pollution, climate change and wildfire exposures; maternal prenatal and postpartum cardiovascular health; climate thermal inequality; and oil and gas impacts on women’s health.

Click here to read their profiles and learn more about them.

EH MATTERS is a 2 year community-engaged environmental health research program that expand students’ understanding of fundamental concepts in environmental health, exposure, susceptibility, risk, and health disparities. This formal training will provide a basis for academic understanding of community environmental health disparity issues and firsthand experiences that look at environmental health through the lens of environmental justice.

EH MATTERS is funded by NIEHS Grant #R25ES031867

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