Robert Wright

Ethel H. Wise Chair, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Director, Institute for Exposomic Research, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System (Festival Underwriter)

Robert Wright is a pediatrician and environmental epidemiologist. He is the Ethel H. Wise Professor of Community Medicine, chair of the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, and director of the Institute for Exposomic Research at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. As a researcher of environmental factors that influence neurodevelopment, he is the principal investigator of an ongoing birth cohort in Mexico City and founder of a study in Oklahoma, both of which assess the role of environmental chemical mixtures in child health. Wright has published more than 200 research studies and has been awarded more than $40 million by the National Institutes of Health for his work. (Festival Underwriter Presenter)

Videos/Audio of Robert Wright

As climate change increasingly becomes a fact of daily life, the health hazards of rising sea levels, catastrophic... See more
The "New Atheists"-Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, etc.-are dismissive of religion. They say that belief in God... See more
Lana Abu-Hijleh, Bob Wright, Sylvia Earle, Paul van Zyl, Deborah Borda, Karim Sadjadpour, and Anna Deavere Smith tell... See more