About the PEHSU Program

The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU) form a respected network of experts in children's environmental health. The PEHSU were created to ensure that children and communities have access to, usually at no cost, special medical knowledge and resources for children faced with a health risk due to a natural or human-made environmental hazard. 

Located throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, PEHSU professionals provide quality medical consultation for health professionals, parents, caregivers, and patients. The PEHSU are also dedicated to increasing environmental medicine knowledge among healthcare professionals around children’s environmental health by providing consultation and training. Finally, the PEHSU provide information and resources to school and community groups to help increase the public’s understanding of children's environmental health.

The PEHSU Mission:

Improve the environmental health of children by:

  • Enhancing educational and consultative services to clinicians, health professionals and the community.
  • Providing evidence-based information from a network of experts in environmental health.

The PEHSU Vision:

The PEHSU network is the globally recognized GO TO resource for Pediatric Environmental Health expertise for clinicians, health professionals and communities.

More Information

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