2020-2022 NYSCHECK EH Scholars

Abigail Seide, MPH, Long Island CEHC

Sarah Ventre, MD, Western New York CEHC

Kaitlin Musto, RN, Albany CEHC

Karyn Reinhardt, RRT, Central New York CEHC

Terry Thompson,  DHA, MPH, Honorary EH Scholar at NYC CEHC

2018-2019 NYSCHECK EH Scholars

Sandra H. Jee, MD, MPH, Finger Lakes CEHC  EH Scholar alum, now Medical Director of Finger Lakes CEHC: “Medical students and residents receive little formal training in CEH. With the support of NYSCHECK, I am working to change this.”

Amy Brown, MD, MBe, CEHC of the Hudson Valley: “I feel so fortunate to be a part of this program and for the opportunity to learn from a room filled with tremendous expertise and passion for the field of children’s environmental health.”

Lissette Palestro, MPH, formerly Western New York CEHC, now Central New York CEHC:  “The program has afforded me access to outstanding opportunities for learning and growth in risk assessment and risk communication, as well as guidance to help launch the WNY Children’s Environmental Health Center.”

Génesis Abreu, formerly WE ACT for Environmental Justice, now Youth Environmental Leadership Program Manager of Friends of Wheels“The program gave me the opportunity to meet an incredible network of colleagues and mentors who have provided me with expertise and skills to be a better environmental health and justice advocate in my community and beyond.”

Georgia Bancheri, formerly Long Island CEHC, now Medical Student at UMass Medical School: “As a future physician, I want to join the cavalry of physician leaders, like those at NYSCHECK, who are improving our communities’ health and the delivery of care for children.”