Philip Landrigan

Dean for Global Health, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System (Festival Underwriter)

Philip Landrigan is dean for global health and a professor of preventive medicine and pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. For over a decade, he oversaw Mount Sinai’s World Trade Center Medical Program, caring for 9/11 responders. Landrigan was senior scientific advisor to the EPA administrator under President Clinton and was centrally involved in the EPA’s 1976 decision to remove lead from gasoline. He has chaired National Academy of Sciences committees on neurotoxicology and risk assessment and on pesticides in the diets of infants and children. A member of the National Academy of Medicine, Landrigan chairs The Lancet-Mount Sinai Global Commission on Pollution and Health.

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