Mentors

As part of the PrIMER program research trainees work with a faculty member who focuses on one of the following areas listed below.


Biomedical Sciences 

In environmental health, we work in cross-collaboration with biological and medical sciences to develop tools that enhance our ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases of environmental origin. 

EHS Faculty

 

Julie Herbstman
Associate Professor

Regina Santella
Professor

Gary Miller
Professor

Jeffrey Shaman
Professor

Ana Navas-Acien
Professor

Hui-Chen Wu
Assistant Professor

Matthew Perzanowski
Associate Professor 

 

EHS Affiliates

 

Jeanine Genkinger
Department of Epidemiology

 

Environmental and Molecular Epidemiology 

Investigates the health effects and relevant molecular mechanisms of environmental exposures as they affect human populations in real-world settings.

EHS Faculty

 

Julie Herbstman
Associate Professor

Matthew Perzanowski
Associate Professor

Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou
Associate Professor

Tiffany Sanchez
Assistant Professor

Ana Navas-Acien
Professor

Hui-Chen Wu
Assistant Professor

Frederica Perera
Professor

 

EHS Affiliates

 

Pam Factor-Litvak
Department of Epidemiology

Parisa Tehranifar
Department of Epidemiology

Jeanine Genkinger
Department of Epidemiology

Jasmine McDonald
Department of Epidemiology


Exposure Sciences 

Comprise the methods used to assess environmental agents, either in the environment or in the human body through biomonitoring. Exposures of interest include air, water, the food system, early life exposures, metals and synthetical chemicals, and the built environment.

EHS Faculty

 

Markus Hilpert
Associate Professor

Tiffany Sanchez
Assistant Professor                                         

Darby Jack
Associate Professor

Jeffrey Shaman
Professor


Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou
Assistant Professor

Lewis Ziska
Associate Professor

Gary Miller
Professor 

 

EHS Affiliates

 

Benjamín Bostick
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Alexander van Geen
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Steven Chillrud
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Beizhan Yan
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Brian Mailloux
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

 

 


Participatory Research and Interventions 

Working with communities is an essential piece in environmental health research to prevent environmental inequities and to develop interventions that protect populations from the harmful impacts of environmental exposures and climate change.

EHS Faculty

 

Mary Gamble 
Associate Professor

Ana Navas-Acien
Professor                

Julie Herbstman
Associate Professor

Frederica Perera
Professor     

Markus Hilpert
Associate Professor

Matthew Perzanowski
Associate Professor

Darby Jack 
Associate Professor

 

EHS Affiliates

 

Benjamín Bostick
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Steven Chillrud
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Diana Hernández
Sociomedical Sciences

 


Toxicology 

Investigates the adverse effects of chemical substances on human health. With the number of human-made chemicals continuing to increase, the identification of their mechanisms, persistence in the environment, and health effects is critical to advance environmental policy and interventions.

EHS Faculty

 

Mary Gamble
Associate Professor

Brandon Pearson
Assistant Professor                                          

Norman Kleiman
Assistant Professor

Diane Re
Assistant Professor

Gary Miller
Professor

Regina Santella
Professor 

EHS Affiliates

 

Tom Hei
Department of Radiation Oncology

Howard Lieberman
Department of Radiation Oncology

Beizhan Yan
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory