The theme of the 3rd Tribal Environmental Health Summit was Sustaining Long Term Partnerships and Projects with Native American Communities and the Summit provided participants with the opportunity to:

  • Showcase their latest research on Tribal environmental health science
  • Renew and solidify personal and professional networks
  • Increase stakeholders understanding of Tribal environmental health policy needs and goals
  • Explore a variety of relevant career paths

Over 130 people attended and represented a variety of tribes, universities, and government agencies.  Highlights of the meeting included the student poster reception in which 28 students participated, the rich discussions, and the potential for future collaborations.  Stay tuned for TEHS 2020!

Videos of the talks are available and hosted by the Oregon State University Superfund Research Center’s Tribal Resource Page.

OSU PhD student Sydelle Harrison receiving an award for her poster from Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director of NIEHS and Stuart Harris.

Sponsorship provided by the Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (R13 ES029008) and the Native Environmental Health Research Network.



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