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Perry Sheffield

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Preventive Medicine
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Clinical Focus

  • Environmental Pediatrics

Training Areas


  • MD, Medical College of Georgia

  • Residency, Pediatrics
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Enviromental Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital


Climate change and health

This work focuses on both the health impacts of climate change and potential adaptation strategies.


Spector JT, Sheffield PE. Re-evaluating Occupational Heat Stress in a Changing Climate. The Annals of occupational hygiene 2014 Oct; 58(8).

Sheffield PE, Durante K, Rahona E, Zarcadoolas C. Emerging roles of health care providers to mitigate global warming impacts: A perspective from East Harlem, New York. Health and Human Rights Journal 2014; 16(1): 113-121.

Raines N, González M, Wyatt C, Kurzrok M, Pool C, Lemma T, Weiss I, Marín C, Prado V, Marcas E, Mayorga K, Morales JF, Aragón A, Sheffield P. Risk factors for reduced glomerular filtration rate in a Nicaraguan community affected by Mesoamerican nephropathy. MEDICC review 2014 Apr; 16(2).

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Sheffield did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

Insurance Information

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