College of Global Public Health

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Dr. Leo Trasande is Awarded $8.9 Million Grant in Children’s Environmental Health Study

Dr. Leo Trasande, CGPH Associate Professor and Associated Faculty Member, receives an $8.9 million, two-year grant to significantly expand his research into the short- and long-term dangers of chemical contaminants to infant development and early childhood.  Dr. Trasande’s research will combine data from two studies. The NYU Children’s Environmental Health Study (CHES) will monitor the health of nearly a thousand pregnant mothers and their offspring (all patients at Tisch Hospital, NYU Lutheran Medical Center, and Bellevue Hospital) to determine how early-life exposure to contaminants impacts the children’s early growth and development through age.

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NYU Biologist Ghedin to Study Zika Virus During Infection Under $1 Million Grant

NYU biologist Elodie Ghedin will study the host response to Zika virus infections under a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

NYU biologist Elodie Ghedin will study the host response to Zika virus infections under a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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CGPH Marks First Anniversary as a College: Note From the Dean

Dear Colleagues:

One year ago this week, the Board of Trustees established the College of Global Public Health here at NYU. As we mark this first anniversary milestone, I’d like to take the opportunity to underscore how grateful we are to all our students, staff, faculty and colleagues for their tremendous support and hard work in this formative twelve months, which have been hectic but amazingly productive ones. Our future is enormously bright — here are just a few highlights below: Continue reading