Sinai Environment and Health Lunchtime Chat Series 2021 Archive
Series: How the Environment is Shaping the Health of Generations: what scientists want you to know to protect your children, families, and communities
The dual crises of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic underscore the critical role the environment plays in our lives, particularly for vulnerable communities. Through this series, environmental health experts at the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research will discuss research breakthroughs, changes you can implement in your own daily routine to protect yourself from harmful exposures, and the importance of advocacy to push forward meaningful policies to better protect the health of our children, communities, and all future generations. 25 min presentation + 20 min Q&A
Toxic Soup: Using Science to Guide Better Choices at Home and Beyond with Sarah Evans, PhD, MPH
Understanding Exposures to Cleaning Chemicals and Disinfectants with Homero Harari, ScD
Threatened Reproduction: Causes, Consequences and Solutions with Shanna Swan, PhD
Working Together Towards Environmental Health in all Policies with Maida Galvez, MD, MPH
Asthma and Reducing Environmental Triggers with Erin Thanik, MD, MPH, & Lauren Zajac, MD, MPH, FAAP
Join Erin Thanik, MD, MPH, and Lauren Zajac, MD, MPH, FAAP, as they discuss children’s asthma and how to reduce environmental triggers from a pediatric perspective.
Air Pollution and Climate Change with Perry Sheffield, MD, MPH, and Allan Just, PhD
Autism, ALS, and other Complex Neurological Disorders with Manish Arora, BDS, MPH, PhD, FICD
Dr. Arora discusses how environmental factors in utero and early childhood may play a key role in the development of #Autism, #ALS, and other complex neurological diseases.
Uncovering the Potential of the Exposome to Understand Health with Robert Wright, MD, MPH
What Newborn Screening Dried Blood Spots Can Tell Us with Lauren Petrick, PhD
Join Dr. Petrick as she discusses how dried blood spots (routinely taken from newborns before they leave the hospital) can give us valuable information on early life exposures that may contribute to disease.
Stress and Childhood Asthma: How to Protect Children with Rosalind J. Wright, MD, MPH