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Our Community Partner: Oregon Center for Environmental Health
Our Community Partner: Oregon Center for Environmental Health

Site Address:

4819 NE Fremont St.
Portland, OR 97213

Site Contact:

Mari Anne Gest, Executive Director
Phone: 503-233-1510

Faculty Contact:

Linda George, PhD, Professor of Environmental Science
Phone: 503-725-3861

Project Description:

The Oregon Center for Environmental Health (OCEH) is a non-profit, member-based organization that was founded in 1996 by a group of Oregonians who saw the need for a statewide organization dedicated to reducing and eliminating toxic chemicals that are long-lasting and build up in living tissues, threatening the health and reproductive viability of humans and wildlife. Students use the OCEH as a practicum site for learning about sustainability and environmental health issues.

Project Website:

Type of Partnership: Practica

Partnership Frequency: On-going, multi-term, multi-year partnership

Student Commitment: 6 students, 5 hours per week

Partnership Began: 1/1/2002

Partnership Ended: On-going