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.
Toxic Waste Sites Cause 'Healthy Years of Life Lost' for People Living in India, Philippines and Indonesia
May 4, 2013
Mount Sinai researcher presents novel findings in environmental health at the Pediatric Academic Societies.
Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, Designated Master of the American College of Cardiology in Recognition of Outstanding Service
March 12, 2013
Dr. Narula is the Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Program at Mount Sinai Heart.
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.
Mount Sinai Designated as First PAHO-WHO Collaborating Centre in Children’s Environmental Health in United States
October 13, 2010
Mount Sinai School of Medicine is the first fully designated PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centre in Children’s Environmental Health in the U.S.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Joins Elite Consortium of Universities for Global Health
September 9, 2010
Mount Sinai has been accepted into the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, a prestigious organization of global health programs across the country.
Mount Sinai Researchers Find Lead Poisoning Highly Prevalent Among School-Aged Children in Uganda
June 29, 2010
Blood lead levels in children living near a landfill in Kampala, Uganda, are nearly 20 times higher than levels found in U.S. children.
Jia Chen, ScD, Receives Visiting Scientist Award from International Agency for Research on Cancer
June 14, 2010
Dr. Chen will spend the 2010/2011 academic year continuing her research on breast and lung cancer with collaborators at IARC in Lyon, France.