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

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. 


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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Jun 27, 2019

June 27, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators on Thursday opened an investigation to consider penalties against Southern California Gas Co. for a massive 2015 natural gas leak

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Jun 26, 2019
Air quality samples collected near the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility during the 2015 blowout that led to the largest-known human-caused release of methane
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Upcoming Events


Radiation and Cellular Plasticity | Frank Pajonk, MD, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm
CHS 43-105, UCLA Center for Health Sciences
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Advances in Understanding Microplastic Pollution in the Environment | Harry Allen, MS

4:00pm to 5:00pm
CHS 43-105, UCLA Center for Health Sciences
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Metal(loids) in American Indian Tea | Christine Samuel-Nakamura, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm
43-105 CHS, Center for Health Sciences UCLA
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Recent Publications

Maternal serum metabolome and traffic-related air pollution exposure in pregnancy. 
Yan, Q., Liew, Z., Uppal, K., Cui, X., Ling, C., Heck, J. E., ... & Ritz, B. (2019).  
Environment International130, 104872.

Associations between respiratory health and ozone and fine particulate matter during a wildfire event. 
Reid, C. E., Considine, E. M., Watson, G. L., Telesca, D., Pfister, G. G., & Jerrett, M. (2019). 
Environment International129, 291-298.

Fine and ultrafine particles concentrations in vape shops.
Nguyen, C., Li, L., Sen, C. A., Ronquillo, E., & Zhu, Y. (2019).  
Atmospheric Environment211, 159-169.

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.

Randomized Clinical Trial: Effect of Walnuts on Semen Parameters and Male Fertility (P18-042-19).
Robbins, W., Kim, H., Houman, J., & Lee, G. W. (2019). Current Developments in Nutrition. 

Effort‐reward imbalance and ambulatory blood pressure among female Las Vegas hotel room cleaners. 
Feaster, M., Arah, O. A., & Krause, N. (2019). 
American Journal of Industrial Medicine62(6), 523-534.

The Critical Alliance of Worker, Immigrant, and Public Health Advocates.
Delp, L. (2019). 
American Journal of Public Health109(4), 545-546.

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