Mission Statement

The Center for Environmental Research and Community Health (CERCH) works to understand and reduce the risk of environmental threats to children's health, locally and globally.

We conduct cutting edge scientific research to help protect pregnant mothers and children from potentially harmful chemicals in the environment. CERCH is a world renowned research center in UC Berkeley's School of Public Health. We study environmental exposures and their impacts on pregnant women and children's health. Combined, our 200+ peer-reviewed scientific studies and extensive community engagement efforts have touched lives and influenced policies to reduce environmental exposures locally, statewide, nationally, and globally. Click here to sign up for CERCH's Newsletter. 

Learn more >>