PRHE’s success and effectiveness is not just due to our scientists, but also because we have a team that includes the best in making organizations be their best. Meet members of our Operations Team who work behind the scenes to support and grow our mission: Alana D’Aleo provides general operating support to PRHE and is … Continue reading Keeping PRHE running smoothly
For over a decade, PRHE has mentored dozens of environmental health scientists, most of whom have gone on to play significant roles in the field. We spoke to four of them about their PRHE postdoc experience, what they’re doing now, and what changes they think are needed in environmental health. During the course of these … Continue reading PRHE Postdocs: Where are they now?
In high school, Swati Rayasam thought she would study architecture or Russian literature. Then a friend almost lost his leg to an antibiotic resistant staph infection and she switched gears into science. Today she monitors EPA’s implementation of the updated Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) - the law that governs chemicals in commerce - for … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Meet 3 young scientists working to protect you from toxic chemicals
An interview with Dr. Shanna Swan Shanna Swan, PhD, is an epidemiologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Her new book, Count Down, chronicles how chemicals in our air, food, water, homes, and personal care products are threatening sperm counts and jeopardizing human reproduction. Shanna will discuss her book and her … Continue reading Count Down: It’s not just sperm
Versions of this post appear in both English and Spanish languages below. Research is a major focus of the UCSF Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, and a big part of our research focuses on data collected from pregnant women and children. But where does that data come from? Who collects all of it … Continue reading The researchers behind the headlines: Who are PRHE’s Clinical Research Coordinators and what do they do?