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From rising sea levels to exposure to toxic chemicals, increasing density of cities to health conditions brought on by climate change, the environment is an integral component of human health. 

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Faculty in Environmental Health

Andrew Rundle
Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Alan Brown
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center
Brenda Merritt
Clinical Professor Emerita
Sociomedical Sciences
Diana Hernandez
Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Darby Jack
Associate Professor at CUMC
Environmental Health Sciences
Diane Berengere Re
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
David Rosner
Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Deliang Tang
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Ezra Susser
Professor
Epidemiology and Psychiatry
Frederica Perera
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Greg Freyer
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Habibul Ahsan
Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology
Irwin Redlener
Clinical Professor
Health Policy and Management and Pediatrics (in the Earth Institute)
Jasmine McDonald
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Joseph Graziano
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences and Pharmacology
Julie Herbstman
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Jeffrey Shaman
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences (in the International Research Institute for Climate and Society/Earth Institute)
Kim Knowlton
Assistant Clinical Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Manuela Orjuela-Grimm
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Pediatrics (in the HICCC) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Mady Hornig
Associate Professor
Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center
Matthew Neidell
Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
Matthew Perzanowski
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Michael Reilly
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Mary Beth Terry
Professor
Epidemiology (In Environmental Health Sciences)
Mary Gamble
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Norman Kleiman
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center
Qixuan Chen
Associate Professor
Biostatistics
Regina Santella
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Ruby Senie
Special Lecturer
Epidemiology
Shakira Suglia
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Tom Hei
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences and Radiation Oncology
Ursula M. Staudinger
Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
Virginia Rauh
Professor
Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center
Xinhua Liu
Professor
Biostatistics at the Columbia University Medical Center
Merlin Chowkwanyun
Donald H. Gemson Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences
George Musa
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
Markus Hilpert
Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Andrea Baccarelli
Chair and Leon Hess Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Ana Navas-Acien
Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Charles Branas
Gelman Endowed Professor
Epidemiology
Ryan Demmer
Adjunct Associate Professor
Epidemiology
Brandon Pearson
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Andrea Low
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology (in ICAP) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Christopher Morrison
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Sally Findley
Professor
Population and Family Health (In Pediatrics and in the Center for Family and Community Medicine) at the Columbia University Medical Center
Daniel Freedberg
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Medicine
Jeanette Stingone
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Rupak Shivakoti
Assistant Professor
Epidemiology
Tiffany Sanchez
Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Linda Valeri
Assistant Professor
Biostatistics

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Cowell, W.J., Sjӧdin, A., Jones, R., Wang, Y., Wang, S., & Herbstman, J.B. (2018). Temporal Trends and Developmental Patterns of Plasma Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Concentrations Over a 15-Year Period Between 1998 and 2013. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology. View abstract. 

Perera, F., Lin, C., Qu, L., & Tang, D. (2018). Shorter Telomere Length in Cord Blood Associated With Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure: Benefits of Intervention. Environment International. View abstract

Carrión, D., Lee, W.V., & Hernández, D. (2018). Residual Inequity: Assessing the Unintended Consequences of New York City’s Clean Heat Transition. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. View abstract

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