The WNY CEHC at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, is dedicated to promoting initiatives focusing on pediatric environmental health in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming counties. Much of the information provided by this site focuses on indoor environmental hazards such as mold, bed bugs, and ensuring cleanliness in public spaces. This site also provides guidance on local outdoor environmental hazards, such as poisonous plants and ingesting locally caught fish safely. The Medical Director at this site has 30 years of experience providing case management to children with elevated blood lead levels.
Contact us for information concerning environmental exposures from air, food, and water that may affect children, pregnant women, women that are breastfeeding, or considering pregnancy.
Director: Melinda Cameron, MD
Coordinator: Lissette Halle Palestro, MPH firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also use the form at the bottom of this page.
Covering NY Counties:
Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming
Our services include:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
NYS CEHC trains healthcare professionals and trainees to incorporate environmental health into routine health care.
Together with partners, we educate families and communities about environmental health.
To request information on our summer medical student internship program, please contact the Coordinator.
Together with diverse community partners, we work to promote programs and policies that protect and improve
Current partners include:
Buffalo School-Based Health Centers
Oishei Healthy Kids
New York State Asthma Quality Improvement Collaborative
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
Oishei Children’s Hospital
Resources to come.
WNY Youth Climate Action Summit June 1st, 2019
The Association of Asthma Educators Annual Conference in Buffalo on June 7-9. 2019
WNY World Refugee Day June 30th, 2019
D’Youville College/AHEC Public Health Summer Camp July 10th, 2019
Canisius College/AHEC Public Health Summer Camp July 17th, 2019
University at Buffalo/AHEC Public Health Summer Camp July 31st, 2019
Healthy Babies Festival August 2nd, 2019
Buffalo Baby and Toddler Expo October 12th, 2019
Poster Presentation at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting November 4th, 2019
Say Yes Buffalo CareerCon November 13th, 2019
Outreach at Crane Branch Library January 6th, 2020
Outreach at Frank E. Merriweather Branch Library January 7th, 2020
University at Buffalo’s Global Innovation Challenge January 21st – January 25th, 2020
Outreach at the Central Library, February 12th, 2020
Use this form to Contact Us with Concerns