The Rochester center is located at the University of Rochester Medical Center/Golisano Children’s Hospital, serving 15 counties in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.
This center focuses on providing services those who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or considering pregnancy as well as children. The site educates the population it serves on environmental health hazards from air, food, and water that may affect mothers. Additionally, Rochester CEHC focuses on environmental health stressors that may be hazards for pregnant women, such as chemicals that can pass from mother to baby.
Rochester CEHC site has created the Healthy Homes DVD project, which can be found on YouTube, in order to reduce pollution in the home. The topics on this DVD include air quality, asbestos, chemicals, lead, and mold.
Contact us for information concerning environmental exposures in children and in women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or considering pregnancy. Experienced health care providers will provide you with the knowledge and counsel you seek.
Finger Lakes Children’s Environmental Health Center
UR Medicine-Golisano Children’s Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 777
Rochester NY 14642
Toll free: 844-352-2430 (844-FLCEHC-0)
You can also use the form at the bottom of this page.
Covering NY Counties:
Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, University of Rochester, Wayne, Yates
Our services include:
Our multi-disciplinary team provides evidence-based environmental health consultations for families
with children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and health care professionals via telephone
consultations, telemedicine visits, and clinical visits.
Pharmacology/Toxicology: Richard K Miller, PhD
Breastfeeding and Pediatrics: Casey B. Rosen-Carole, MD, MPH, Med
Medical Toxicologist: Timothy Wiegand, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology/Asthma: Augusto Litonjua, MD, MPH
Reproductive-Developmental Toxicology: Rogelio Perez-D’Gregorio, MD, MS
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
FLCEHC trains health care professionals and trainees to incorporate environmental health into routine
health care. Together with partners, we educate families and communities about environmental health.
Environmental Health Scholar: Sandra Jee, MD, MPH
Outreach Coordinator: Jennifer D Becker, MPH
Together with diverse community partners, we work to promote programs and policies that protect and
improve children’s health. Our primary partner is the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning .
Other partners include:
MotherToBaby UR Medicine
Breastfeeding and Human Lactation Study Center
Western NY Lead Poisoning Resource Center, Rochester Office
Community Engagement Core of U of R’s Environmental Health Sciences Center
Healthy Baby Network
Click here for resources about topics that pertain to the Rochester area including brochures, county health departments, and community outreach.
Finger Lakes Children’s Environmental Health Center (FLCEHC)
Environmental health hazards include physical hazards and toxic substances that may enter our bodies through air, food, or water. They can have many negative effects on physical, mental, and emotional health. More…
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