WELCOME TO:

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
Epidemiology
Community Health Sciences
research, training, and service in an array of disciplines
Environmental Health Sciences
Occupational Nursing
Occupational-Environmental Medicine

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. 

News

Jan 25, 2017

The Clear Thing About China’s Smog
The air pollution that plagues Beijing and other cities worldwide can have short-term and long-term health consequences.

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Jan 25, 2017

A team from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is helping to steer

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Upcoming Events

9
Jun

Toxics in Everyday Life

9:00am
UCLA- exact location TBD
  • Symposium

Recent Publications

Maternal pre-pregnancy and gestational diabetes, obesity, gestational weight gain, and risk of cancer in young children: a population-based study in California.
Contreras ZA, Ritz B, Virk J, Cockburn M, Heck JE.
Cancer Causes Control. 2016 Oct;27(10):1273-85. doi: 10.1007/s10552-016-0807-5. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

Ambient Air Pollution and 16-Year Weight Change in African-American Women.
White LF, Jerrett M, Yu J, Marshall JD, Rosenberg L, Coogan PF.
Am J Prev Med. 2016 Oct;51(4):e99-e105. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.03.007. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

Differential respiratory health effects from the 2008 northern California wildfires: A spatiotemporal approach.
Reid CE, Jerrett M, Tager IB, Petersen ML, Mann JK, Balmes JR.
Environ Res. 2016 Oct;150:227-35. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.06.012. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

Effects of leisure-time and occupational physical activities on 20-year incidence of acute myocardial infarction: mediation and interaction.
Wang A, Arah OA, Kauhanen J, Krause N.
Scand J Work Environ Health. 2016 Sep 1;42(5):423-34. doi: 10.5271/sjweh.3580. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

Safe Routes to Play? Pedestrian and Bicyclist Crashes Near Parks in Los Angeles.
Jerrett M, Su JG, MacLeod KE, Hanning C, Houston D, Wolch J.
Environ Res. 2016 Sep 27;151:742-755. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.07.029. [Epub ahead of print]

Gene-environment interactions linking air pollution and inflammation in Parkinson's disease.
Lee PC, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Lill CM, Bertram L, Sinsheimer JS, Hansen J, Ritz B.
Environ Res. 2016 Sep 15;151:713-720. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.09.006. [Epub ahead of print]

Shift work and 20-year incidence of acute myocardial infarction: results from the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study.
Wang A, Arah OA, Kauhanen J, Krause N.
Occup Environ Med. 2016 Sep;73(9):588-94. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2015-103245. Epub 2016 Mar 31.