Partner Spotlight | David Brown

February 1, 2018

David Brown is the Surveillance Coordinator for the Children’s Environmental Health Unit (CEHU) at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). David earned a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health from East Carolina University and a Master’s degree … Continued

Lead poisoning claims Lake Wilson eagle’s life

January 23, 2018

An article posted in The Wilson Times explains the side affects of lead poisoning near Lake Wilson earlier this month. The article is about a bald eagle that died from extreme lead poisoning and can provide some insight about the dangers of … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Kate Koehler

December 1, 2017

Kate Koehler is the Chemical Terrorism and Threats (CTAT) Coordinator, and Hemachemistry Unit Manager at the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health, where she has worked for 23 years. Kate graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS … Continued

Revised follow-up chart for diagnostic & confirmed BLLs

October 5, 2017

The new Follow-up Schedule has been revised to meet the new changes to blood lead testing and follow-up for North Carolina, as outlined in the Program Expansion Implementation Plan. Note that blood lead levels will be truncated rather than rounded … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Fawn Pattison

October 1, 2017

Fawn Pattison is a consultant to non-profit organizations and academic programs seeking to amplify their impact on environmental health issues. Currently, she is working closely with NC Child to address the policy obstacles to eliminating childhood lead exposure, and with … Continued