NIEHS science education office focuses on diversity and equity

Read the full story in Environmental Factor.

NIEHS is unusual among National Institutes of Health (NIH) institutes and centers in having an Office of Science Education and Diversity (OSED). According to OSED Director Ericka Reid, Ph.D., her office supports a diverse environmental health workforce as called for in the NIEHS Strategic Plan 2018-2023. Activities include outreach, information sharing, and providing access to opportunities.

As part of our series on NIEHS efforts toward racial equity, this month we take a close look at how OSED helps the institute achieve its strategic goal by connecting with elementary students up to postgraduate trainees.

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