• The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit at Cincinnati Children’s

    The Environmental Health and Lead Clinic at Cincinnati Children’s is part of a select group of clinics called Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU).

    The network is dedicated to improving the environmental health of children through educational and consultative services to clinicians, health professionals and the community. PEHSU are academically based, typically at university medical centers, and are located across the United States, Canada and Mexico.

    > What is the PEHSU Program?

    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. 

    Disclaimer and Acknowledgement 

    The Great Lakes Center for Children’s Environmental Health, a Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit,  prepared the PEHSU website on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as part of the cooperative agreement award number 1 U61TS000237-01 from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency supports the PEHSU by providing partial funding to ATSDR under Inter-Agency Agreement number DW-75-92301301. Neither EPA nor ATSDR endorses the purchase of any commercial products or services mentioned in PEHSU publications.