Centers and Programs

There are five centers and programs within EHS focused on both laboratory and community-based research to translate findings into updated public health policies.

 

COLUMBIA CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Directed by Frederica Perera, CCCEH is one of eight designated by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the EPA.

 

 

COLUMBIA CLIMATE AND HEALTH PROGRAM (CCHP)

Directed by Jeff Shaman, CCHP fosters innovative, cross-disciplinary research and teaching on the human health dimensions of climate change.

 

 

GLOBAL CONSORTIUM ON CLIMATE AND HEALTH EDUCATION

The GCCHE is a global network of health profession schools, including programs of public health, medicine, and nursing that aim to educate professionals on the effects of climate change and advance global health security.

 

LABORATORY OF PRECISION ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

The Laboratory conducts large scale environmental and epidemiology research by using state-of-the-art technologies and molecular records of past environmental exposures to identify novel disease mechanisms.

 

NIEHS CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IN NORTHERN MANHATTAN

Directed by Andrea Baccarelli, the NIEHS Center works to identify and understand environmental exposures contributing to the pathophysiology of human disease.  

 

 

SUPERFUND RESEARCH PROGRAM

Directed by Joseph Graziano, the Superfund Program investigates the health effects, geochemistry, and remediation of arsenic, with a focus on groundwater. 

 

 

PrIMER

The Program to Inspire Minority Undergraduates in Environmental Health Science Research (PrIMER) teaches students about environmental health research.