Children Living Near Toxic Waste Sites in Developing Countries May Experience Higher Blood Lead Levels Resulting in Lower IQ
May 6, 2013
Mount Sinai researcher estimates that lead exposure could cause mental retardation in 6 in 1,000 children living near the sites.
JewishJournal.com - "Latching on to a healthy solution"
January 5, 2012
Mount Sinai MD/MPH Global Health Track Alumnus Jonathan Goldfinger featured in JewishJournal.com for work on hospital breastfeeding program.
Global Health on ABC Nightline News
December 30, 2011
The Global Health Program was featured on ABC's Nightline in a two-part series. "Saving Newborns in War-Torn Liberia” follows Mount Sinai trainees as they provide life-saving care and "Miracle Babies" focuses on Global Health’s work in Mozambique.
Huffington Post - "EPA's Air Pollution Rule A 'Great Victory,' Say Public Health And Environmental Advocates"
December 21, 2011
Dr. Philip J. Landrigan, Dean for Global Health and Director of the Children's Environmental Health Center, discusses the EPA’s new limits on toxic pollutants in food, water and the air.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Establishes International Partnership to Improve Children’s Environmental Health
July 25, 2011
Prof. Dr. HRH Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol of Thailand travels to Mount Sinai to sign a Memorandum of Understanding that will improve research, education, and medical training.
Jagat Narula, MD, PhD Appointed Associate Dean for Global Health
May 16, 2011
At Mount Sinai, Dr. Narula will develop both the cardiovascular imaging program and a center for global prevention of cardiovascular diseases and promotion of heart health.
Global Health Delivery and Implementation Research
May 1, 2011
The May/June 2011 issue of the Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine focuses on global health and features editorial contributions from members of Mount Sinai Global Health.
The Mount Sinai Global Health Training Center’s 9th Annual Global Health Conference “Toxins: A Global Threat”
March 11, 2011
Topics covered at the conference included hydrofracking, asbestos, pesticides, plastics, and the cleanup of toxic sites in developing countries.