Current Projects

Water Equity Science Shop (WESS)

WESS is a community-academic partnership that conducts research and multi-level public health actions tot address the health risks associated with drinking water contamination among California residents in rural, agricultural, and socioeconomically disadvantaged communities that are served by small drinking water

Chemicals in Our Bodies

Chemicals in Our Bodies is a San Francisco-based pregnancy cohort study that is part of UCSF’s PEEC Children’s Environmental Health Center that is examining the fetal growth and developmental impacts of environmental chemicals, exposure to chronic psychosocial stress, and their

Women Worker Biomonitoring Collaborative

The Women Worker Biomonitoring Collaborative is the first biomonitoring study to compare exposures to potential breast carcinogens and other endocrine disrupting compounds between women firefighters, nurses and office workers in San Francisco, CA.  In addition to using targeted and non-targeted

Climate Justice Initiative

The Climate Justice Initiative seeks to assess and temporally track the equity implications and potential co-benefits of California’s diverse climate change laws, specifically greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation activities from stationary and transportation sources that are regulated under California’s GHG reduction

Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Development

Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Development is a project to assess potential health and equity impacts of oil and gas extraction activities in California.

Ethics of Report-back in Chemical Biomonitoring

Ethics of Report-back in Chemical Biomonitoring is a project that seeks to advance study participants’ right-to-know and right-to-act to reduce their exposures to environmental chemicals through ethical, accessible and novel strategies for communicating personal exposure results.

Toxic Tides

This project will characterize the threats posed by sea level rise (SLR) and flooding of hazardous sites to socially disadvantaged populations through the development, integration and spatial analysis of: high-resolution maps of land areas at risk of inundation; locational information