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NC Asthma Summit 2015

March 13, 2015

The 2015 North Carolina Asthma Summit, an annual gathering of asthma clinicians and community health workers sponsored by the Asthma Alliance of North Carolina and the North Carolina Asthma Program, met in Burlington on March 3 and 4, 2015. As part … Continued

ERP Spotlight: Neasha Graves

January 29, 2015

ERP’s Neasha Graves was recognized for her high quality work and contributions to the Community Outreach and Engagement Core (COEC) community in the NIEHS Grantee Highlights. Neasha is the Community Outreach and Education Manager for the Environmental Resource Program (ERP) … Continued

New Resources on Health and Hydraulic Fracturing

January 22, 2015

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has become more common in the quest to extract natural gas from reserves across the United States. ERP staff helped NIEHS develop two new resources to examine the potential environmental health implications of this practice and … Continued

NC Healthy Homes Outreach Task Force Meeting

November 13, 2014

On Wednesday, November 12, thirty lead and healthy homes professionals from across the state came together at the UNC Institute for the Environment for the quarterly NC Healthy Homes Outreach Task Force meeting.  The representatives from local and state health … Continued

Public Health Forum on Childhood Sun Damage and Skin Cancer

September 10, 2014

On September 5, staff in the UNC IE Environmental Resource Program (ERP) partnered with the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) to host a public health forum on childhood sun damage and skin cancer risk. The theme was Protecting … Continued