UNCOVERing Environmental Health Workforce Challenges and Research Needs

NEHA, CDC, and Baylor University are proud to announce the latest UNCOVER EH release.

 

 

 

 

 

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Baylor University, are pleased to announce the release of “Environmental Health Practice Challenges and Research Needs for U.S. Health Departments,” published in Environmental Health Perspectives, December 2019. The article explores new findings from the Understanding the Needs, Challenges, Opportunities, Vision, and Emerging Roles in Environmental Health (UNCOVER EH) research initiative including the determination of 6 key factors that affect the ability of the environmental health workforce to essential services to the community and provides recommendations that will address these challenges, thus building a stronger environmental health workforce.
 

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NEHA, CDC, and Baylor University worked together to develop the Understanding the Needs, Challenges, Opportunities, Vision, and Emerging Roles in Environmental Health (UNCOVER EH) initiative, collecting data and information from over 1,700 environmental health professionals in health departments across the nation.
 

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Accompanying the release of the article is a visual abstract that provides a graphic snapshot of the paper’s findings and recommendations. 

UNCOVER EH RESOURCES

Research Articles

Environmental Health Practice Challenges and Research Needs for U.S. Health Departments

Uncovering Environmental Health: An Initial Assessment of the Profession's Health Department Workforce and Practice
 

Blog Posts

New Resources UNCOVER Environmental Health Challenges and Research Needs

Hundreds of Environmental Health Professionals Across the Country Report Challenges and Research Needs

 

Fact Sheets

Uncovering Earnings and Education in Environmental Health (PDF)

Uncovering Environmental Health Credentials (PDF)
 

Infographics

Environmental Health Practice Challenges and Research Needs for US Health Departments: A Visual Abstract

UNCOVER EH Infographic on Key Findings Infographic
 

Webpages

NEHA UNCOVER EH

CDC UNCOVER EH

 

Release Date: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019