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Research: Sources of Chemical Exposure

Research in this area seeks to identify the major sources of exposure to chemicals that are ubiquirous in our environment in order to support effective strategies for reducing and preventing harmful exposures

Featured Studies:

Pregnancy and Work Study

The Pregnancy and Work Study is characterizing the types of hazardous chemical exposures pregnant women encounter through their jobs and their hobbies, through the use of a brief self-administered questionnaire. The project will also produce recommendations on incorporating key questions on occupational exposures into the prenatal intake process.

Collaborators: Marion Gillen (UC Berkeley), Tracey Woodruff, Julia Quint, Laura Fenster, Robert Harrison, and Janice Prudhomme

Funding: California Department of Public Health

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Health Impacts on Prenatal Chemical Exposure

Learn more about PRHE's research on environmental chemicals and their impact on fetal development.


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