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Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit

https://deohs.washington.edu/pehsu/

Mission

Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU) is a national network of academically based specialists dedicated to providing expertise to clinicians, public health professionals, policy-makers, and the public on environmental factors that influence children’s health. The mission of Northwest PEHSU is to improve reproductive and pediatric environmental health outcomes by: increasing knowledge and awareness about environmental health issues through training, outreach, and education; offering consultation services to assist healthcare professionals with the recognition, management, and prevention of environmentally related health conditions in children and in adults of reproductive age; and providing evidence-based medical information and advice to public health professionals, clinicians, policy-makers, individuals, and communities.

Core Services Offered

Children’s Environmental Health

Funding Information

American College of Medical Toxicology, 1997-present

Related UW Entities

School of Public Health
School of Medicine, Department of Global Health