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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.



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.