Tiffany Sanchez

Tiffany Sanchez

Tiffany Sanchez

Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences


722 West 168th Street, Room 1107B
New York NY 10032
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Dr. Sanchez is a trained environmental and molecular epidemiologist. She employs a multi-disciplinary approach to investigate two main research themes: 1) understanding how metals and metal-mixtures affect lung disease development across urban and rural populations and 2) identifying molecular signatures of environmental- and metal-related lung disease using a multi-omics approach. Her long-term goals are to extend the knowledge of environmentally-related respiratory disease and identify prevention interventions.



PhD, 2016, Columbia University

Mailman Affiliations

Faculty, Columbia Center for Environmental Health and Justice in Northern Manhattan

Areas of Expertise

Big Data, Data Science, Longitudinal Studies, Chronic Disease, Underserved Populations, Pollution--Air/Ground/Water, Arsenic Exposure, Environmental Epidemiology, Environmental Risk Factors, Environmental Toxins, Lead Exposure, Molecular Epidemiology, Toxicity of Heavy Metals, Water Quality and Access, Global Health, Smoking (Tobacco)

Select Publications

Sanchez, T. R., Hu, X., Zhao, J., Tran, V., Loiacono, N., Go, Y. M., ... & Uppal, K. (2021). An atlas of metallome and metabolome interactions and associations with incident diabetes in the Strong Heart Family Study. Environment International. DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2021.106810
Sobel, M., Navas-Acien, A., Powers, M., Grau-Perez, M., Goessler, W., Best, L. G., ... & Sanchez, T. R. (2021). Environmental-level exposure to metals and metal-mixtures associated with spirometry-defined lung disease in American Indian adults: Evidence from the Strong Heart Study. Environmental Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.112194
Sanchez T.R., Perzanowski M., Graziano J.H. (2016) Arsenic and respiratory health, from early-life to sex-specific effects: A systematic review. Environmental Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.02.009

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