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The UCI COEH's mission is to improve occupational and environmental health in the region we serve. The Center extends its services to government, industry, schools, health professionals, and the general public. We strive to improve the region's awareness of occupational and environmental hazards and to prevent injury and disease.

Events

COEH Research Seminar

August 24, 2018

Save the date: October 5, 2018

News

Air pollution specialist takes sabbatical to embark on coast-to-coast climate action road tour.

By COEH | August 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Air pollution specialist takes sabbatical to embark on coast-to-coast climate action road tour.

Shahir Masri, an assistant specialist from Dr. Jun Wu’s lab, has taken a sabbatical to embark on a climate change advocacy road trip. He and his partner, educator Athina Simolaris, are currently on a coast-to-coast climate action road tour which

Professor Jun Wu comments on the impact of fireworks on local air quality

By COEH | August 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Professor Jun Wu comments on the impact of fireworks on local air quality

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-fireworks-air-pollution-20180703-story.html

Publications

Long-term Ambient Temperature and Externalizing Behaviors in Adolescents.

By COEH | August 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Long-term Ambient Temperature and Externalizing Behaviors in Adolescents.

Younan D, Li L, Tuvblad C, Wu J, Lurmann F, Franklin M, Berhane K, McConnell R, Wu A, Baker L, Chen JC. 2018. Long-term Ambient Temperature and Externalizing Behaviors in Adolescents. American Journal of Epidemiology: in press. Dr. Wu collaborated

Prenatal Exposure to Ambient Pesticides and Adverse Birth Outcomes in Agricultural Regions of California.

By COEH | August 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Prenatal Exposure to Ambient Pesticides and Adverse Birth Outcomes in Agricultural Regions of California.

Ling C, Liew Z, von Ehrenstein OS, Heck J, Park AS, Cui X, Cockburn M, Wu J, Ritz B. 2018. Prenatal Exposure to Ambient Pesticides and Adverse Birth Outcomes in Agricultural Regions of California. Toxics: 6: 41 doi:10.3390/toxics6030041. Dr. Jun

Physical exercise, built environment and cardiovascular diseases in middle aged and older adults in China.

By COEH | August 31, 2018 | Comments Off on Physical exercise, built environment and cardiovascular diseases in middle aged and older adults in China.

Jia X, Yu Y, Xia W, Masri S, Sami M, Hu Z, Yu Z, Wu J. 2018. Physical exercise, built environment and cardiovascular diseases in middle aged and older adults in China. Environmental Research 167: 175-183. Dr. Wu’s group surveyed

A link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

By COEH | July 31, 2018 | Comments Off on A link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

Graduate student Jason Kilian and Associate Professor Masashi Kitazawa have published a comprehensive review of epidemiological studies, cell culture studies, and animal studies, elucidating the link between air pollution and cognitive decline/risk for Alzheimer’s disease. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2319417018300805