Strategic Planning Meeting for the Center for Human Health and the Environment

June 7, 2013 | oitdesign

When: Friday, September 6, 2013 from 8:30-1:30 (lunch will be provided) Where:  Hunt Library on Centennial Campus (The Institute for Emerging Issues Multipurpose room) We will be holding a strategic planning meeting for the upcoming NIEHS grant...

Continue reading "Strategic Planning Meeting for the Center for Human Health and the Environment"

CHHE Participates in Fracking Summit

January 17, 2013 | rcsmart

On October 2-3, 2012, the Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative, in partnership with the CHHE at NC State University and other agencies and organizations, sponsored a Health Summit entitled “Shale Gas Extraction Summit: Public Health Implications/Prevention”. The Summit was held at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and was attended by more than 150 individuals from count...

Continue reading "CHHE Participates in Fracking Summit"

NCSU Hosts Agricultural Health Study Stakeholder Meeting

July 31, 2012 | rcsmart

NC State University  and NC Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the Agricultural Health Study Executive Committee, will host the 2012 North Carolina Agricultural Health Study (AHS) Stakeholder Meeting on Wednesday, August 15 at the NCSU...

Continue reading "NCSU Hosts Agricultural Health Study Stakeholder Meeting"

Michael C. R. Alavanja Seminar

July 3, 2012 | rcsmart

Dr. Michael C. R. Alavanja,  Dr.P.H. Senior Investigator, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, will be presenting a seminar entitled:  “Integrating Cancer Biology and Epidemiology to Identify Human Carcinogens in the Agriculture...

Continue reading "Michael C. R. Alavanja Seminar"

CHHE funds 5 Pilot Projects for 2012

February 29, 2012 | rcsmart

Project 1 Title: Proteomic analyses of oxygenase expression in trichloroethylene (TCE) –degrading Mycobacteria PI: Michael Hyman, Professor, Department of Microbiology, CALS, NC State University Project 2 Title: Investigation of Potential Neurotoxicological Impacts Associated with Chronic...

Continue reading "CHHE funds 5 Pilot Projects for 2012"

CHHE Develops New Ties with East Carolina University

February 29, 2012 | rcsmart

CHHE has partnered East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine (ECU). Dr. Chris Mansfield, PhD Professor, Department of Public Health in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and Director of the Center...

Continue reading "CHHE Develops New Ties with East Carolina University"

Environmental Health Research Cluster Hire Awarded to CHHE

February 29, 2012 | rcsmart

The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program is a cluster hire program that marks the first major initiative of the university’s 2011-2020 strategic plan, “The Pathway to the Future.” Starting in 2012, NC State will hire thirty-eight...

Continue reading "Environmental Health Research Cluster Hire Awarded to CHHE"

CHHE Community Outreach and Engagement Produces Results

June 17, 2011 | oitdesign

Rural North Carolina residents recently received a great boost toward protecting their health from contaminated drinking water in their private wells from the Community Outreach and Engagement Core (COEC) of the CHHE at NC State...

Continue reading "CHHE Community Outreach and Engagement Produces Results"

Solar Radiation and Skin Cancer

May 15, 2011 | oitdesign

Human skin is routinely subjected to DNA damage induced by solar radiation and UVB radiation is responsible for approximately one million nonmelanoma skin cancer cases in the U.S. each year making it the most common...

Continue reading "Solar Radiation and Skin Cancer"

CHHE Sponsors First Workshop

January 19, 2011 | oitdesign

The Center successfully sponsored its first workshop in Fall 2010 at the McKimmon Conference Center at NC State University ajoint effort with NIEHS and NIOSH. The workshop was entitled, “Evaluating the Health Effects to Local Communities of Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs)”. ...

Continue reading "CHHE Sponsors First Workshop"