The New York City Children’s Environmental Health Center is located at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. We serve as the Network Coordinating Center, providing expertise in environmental pediatrics, public health, and outreach/education. We work closely with community partners to promote healthy environments for children in New York City and New York State.


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Contact us for information concerning environmental exposures in children and in women who are pregnant, breast feeding, or considering pregnancy. Experienced health care providers will provide you with the knowledge and counsel you seek.

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New York State Children’s Environmental Health Center
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
1 Gustave Levy Place Box 1057
New York, NY 10029

Toll free: 1-866-265-6201

NYSCEHC Director: Maida P. Galvez, MD, MPH
NYSCEHC Co-Director: Perry E. Sheffield, MD, MPH
Project Coordinator: Michael Ejiogu, MPH

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Covering NY Counties:
NYC (Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond)

Our services include:


Our Environmental Pediatricians provide evidence-based, clinical pediatric environmental health services for families and health care professionals including telephone consultations, telemedicine visits, and clinical visits.

Clinical Director: Lauren Zajac, MD, MPH
Clinical Co-Director: Erin Thanik, MD, MPH
Clinical Coordinator: Jennifer Acevedo

To Schedule a Visit: [Clinic Brochure – English / Clinic Brochure – Spanish]



We have integrated Environmental Health E-screening into routine well child care at Mount Sinai Pediatrics Associates as well as in Pediatric Allergy Immunology and Pulmonology. We help families to identify common environmental concerns and refer them to community resources such as in-home services to reduce asthma triggers.


NYSCEHC educates health care professionals, students, and other trainees on key issues in environmental health. to incorporate environmental health into routine health care. Together with our community partners, we educate families and communities about environmental health.

Environmental Pediatrics Elective Director: Lauren Zajac, MD, MPH
Elective Coordinator: Jennifer Acevedo
Environmental Health Scholars Director: Deborah Nagin, MPH


Together with diverse community partners, we work to promote programs and policies that protect and improve children’s health.

Our partners include:

AIRnyc LSA Family Health Service New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Community Engagement Core Region 2 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units American Academy of Pediatrics


Internship Testimonial: Desmond Green MD, MPH

Internship Testimonial: Kevin Cabrera MD Student

NYC Team

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