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EHSB in the NEHA Journal of Environmental Health

2015 Direct from CDC columns

NEHA's Journal of Environmental Health features a column from the Environmental Health Services Branch (EHSB) in every issue. These articles from EHSB and guest authors from CDC highlight a variety of concerns, opportunities, challenges, and successes in environmental public health.

Quick links for earlier columns in: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006.


Sharing Environmental Health Services Across Jurisdictional Boundaries. [PDF - 536 KB] – CDC authors Liza Corso and Robert Blake and guest authors Gianfranco Pezzino and Patrick Libbey discuss the benefits from cross-jurisdictional sharing of essential public health services and offer examples of successful collaboration from around the nation. This article was published in the April 2015 issue [PDF - 138 KB] of the Journal of Environmental Health.



Modeling Health Impacts of the Transportation Built Environment: Challenges and Opportunities. [PDF - 360 KB] – Guest authors Geoffrey Whitfield and Arthur Wendel discuss the benefits and challenges associated with using models to predict community behaviors while planning the built environment, particularly regarding walking, biking, and using public transit. This article is published in the March 2015 issue [PDF - 109 KB] of the Journal of Environmental Health.


The Road Towards Environmental Justice from a Multifaceted Lens. [PDF - 263 KB] – Guest columnist LaToria Whitehead discusses concerns and challenges shared in environmental health and describes ways to strengthen the role of state, local, tribal, and national environmental health professionals to respond to adverse environmental exposures. This article is published in the January-February 2015 issue [PDF - 203 KB] of the Journal of Environmental Health.