Children's Environmental Health Article of the Month

Children's Environmental Health Article of the Month

July 21, 2008

Award Recipient(s) 

Mark Mendell

Accomplishment 

Appearing in the refereed journal Indoor Air, "Indoor Residential Chemical Emissions as Risk Factors for Respiratory and Allergic Effects in Children: A Review," reports that evidence from a variety of studies in the research literature suggests many residential materials, such as particleboard and plastics, may be decreasing indoor air quality and increasing respiratory health problems such as asthma and allergies in children.

Portrait of Mark Mendell