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Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Annual Meeting

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PEPH Annual Meeting 2018: Reporting Back Research Results
December 13 – 14, 2018
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Meeting Purpose

The purpose of the Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH) 2018 meeting is to enable meaningful dialog on the important topic of reporting back research results. Grantees across the PEPH Network are dealing with the various levels and issues related to returning research results, such as ethical, cultural, social and scientific considerations. During this meeting, participants will learn from one another, share approaches, discuss challenges, and examine how the network of PEPH grantees can help to inform the broader conversation.

Meeting Goals

  1. Develop a list of promising practices
  2. Examine principles of decision-making about reporting back results
  3. Clarify issues regarding reporting back results and IRBs
  4. Address ethics of reporting back research results

Meeting Location

Building 101, Rodbell Auditorium
111 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 - map

Meeting Agenda

The agenda (120KB) is available online.

Workshop Abstracts

Learn more about the 8 PEPH workshops focusing on community engagement approaches, research translation, and environmental health literacy. These workshops will take place on Thursday morning from 9 a.m. until noon. You can read the abstracts here (107KB).

Poster Abstracts

Poster abstracts will be posted soon.

PEPH Project Highlight Form

The PEPH Planning Committee invites NIEHS grantees to submit highlights, tools, and resources related to reporting back research results. These highlights and tools will be used to develop a compilation of resources that will be available on the PEPH website.

Please submit your Project Highlight form.


Online registration is now closed. Please contact Suzanne France (919-794-4700 or for assistance.


Webcast registration closes Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST. To register after Wednesday, December 12, 2018 please contact Amy Acosta at for assistance.

Webcast times:

  • Thursday, December 13: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, December 14: 9:00 – 11:45 a.m. and 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Register for the Webcast

American Disabilities Act Accommodations Requests

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in these events should contact Suzanne France at voice telephone: 919-794-4700 or email: TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 business days in advance of the event.


For questions that can't be answered by the content of this website, please contact Liam O'Fallon (, 984-287-3298). For logistical questions, please contact Suzanne France (, 919-794-4700).

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