Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Center at Dartmouth

Childhood Immunity

Looking at the effects of common exposures for mothers and infants and their susceptibility to allergy, atopy, and infection. Read more.

Environmental Contaminants, Growth, And Neurodevelopment

Investigating food and water as sources of arsenic exposure in pregnant women and children and the effects on child growth and development. Read more.


The placenta can be used to define the environment the fetus encounters, to understand the causes and mechanisms of a variety of health outcomes in children, and to detect at-risk children. Read more.