Pediatric Environmental Health Clinic

The Pediatric Environmental Health Clinic provides outpatient clinical evaluations and coordinated services for children with known or suspected exposures to environmental toxins.  We focus on helping families and communities promote healthy environments where children live, play, and learn.

We provide evidence-based management and guidance on exposures including:

  • Environmental asthma triggers in the home, such as mold, pests, dust, and allergens
  • Heavy metal exposure, including lead and mercury
  • Exposure to certain chemicals, such as pesticides or solvents

Our team consists of board certified pediatricians with specialized training in environmental health, occupational and environmental medicine physicians, industrial hygienists, social work, and other related professionals.

Services:

  • Outpatient clinical evaluations of children with known or suspected exposures to environmental toxins
  • Telemedicine consultations for children with known or suspected exposures to environmental toxins
  • Prevention of Exposures: Guidance and practical advice to reduce exposures to environmental toxins
  • Connection to Resources: Assistance to families with arranging appropriate environmental assessments, remediation activities in their home, or local community organization services
  • Medical Consultations for Physicians: Telephone and/or written consultations to treating primary care providers

Providers:
Lauren Zajac, MD, MPH
Maida Galvez, MD, MPH
Perry Sheffield, MD, MPH
Joel Forman, MD, MPH

Clinic Administrator:
Marisela Bolanos