Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH)
COEH is housed within the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, the School of Nursing, and the David Geffen School of Medicine.
one of three centers created by 1978 legislation
which mandated the State of California establish education, research and service centers to protect people from work-related hazards
Community Health Sciences
research, training, and service in an array of disciplines
Environmental Health Sciences
Occupational Nursing
Occupational-Environmental Medicine
Providing opportunities for students and the public to contribute to and connect with our work.

Our mission is to address occupational and environmental health issues through advanced research, teaching, training opportunities and service to the Southern California community, achieving this through collaboration with its sister centers and local, state and national affiliates. 


Dec 10, 2019

The 2019 list of the world’s most

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Oct 30, 2019

As of Tuesday evening copy deadline, The Getty Fire had burned 656 acres, destroyed 12 homes and forced the mandatory evacuation of nearly 7,100 homes west of the 405 Freeway, north of Sunset

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Jul 8, 2019

In October 2015, a fragile well casing ruptured at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage field in Los Angeles, California—and no one could figure out how to stop it. For 118 days, 100,000 metric

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Recent Publications

Air pollution, noise exposure, and metabolic syndrome - A cohort study in elderly Mexican-Americans in Sacramento area. 
Yu Y., Paul K., Arah O.A., Mayeda E.R., Wu J., Lee E., Shih I.F., Su J., 
Jerrett M., Haan M., Ritz B. (2020) Environment international.

Glove permeation of chemicals: The state of the art of current practice, Part 1: Basics and the permeations standards. 
Banaee, S., & Que Hee, S. S. (2019). Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, 1-13.

Vascular Function and Serum Lipids in Women with Spontaneous Preterm Delivery and Term Controls. 
Minissian, M. B., Kilpatrick, S., Shufelt, C. L., Eastwood, J. A., Robbins, W., Sharma, K. J., ... & Doering, L. V. (2019).  
Journal of Women's Health28(11), 1522-1528.

Mortality burdens in California due to air pollution attributable to local and nonlocal emissions. 
Wang T, Zhao B, Liou KN, Gu Y, Jiang Z, Song K, Su H, Jerrett M, Zhu Y. (2019) Environment international. 

E-cigarette aerosols induce unfolded protein response in normal human oral keratinocytes. 
Ji E.H., Elzakra N., Chen W., Cui L., Lee E.S., Sun B., Messadi D., Xia T., Zhu Y., Hu S. Journal of Cancer. 2019;10(27):6915.

Associations among particulate matter, hazardous air pollutants and methane emissions form the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility during the 2015 blowout. 
Garcia-Gonzales, D. A., Popoola, O., Bright, V. B., Paulson, S. E., Wang, Y., Jones, R. L., & Jerrett, M. (2019).  
Environment International, 104855.

Association Between Reported Long Working Hours and History of Stroke in the CONSTANCES Cohort.
Fadel M, Sembajwe G, Gagliardi D, Pico F, Li J, Ozguler A, Siegrist J, Evanoff Ba, Baer M, Tsutsumi A, Iavicoli S, Leclerc A, Roquelaure Y, Descatha A. (2019) Stroke. Jul;50(7):1879-1882.

Exploring the interplay between job strain and different domains of physical activity on the incidence of coronary heart disease in adult men. 
Ferrario, M. M., Veronesi, G., Roncaioli, M., Holtermann, A., Krause, N., Clays, E., ... & Cohorts Collaborative Study in Northern Italy (CCSNI) Research Group. (2019). 
European journal of preventive cardiology, 2047487319852186.

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