Leo Trasande: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: A Costly Public Health Threat with Opportunities for Policy Prevention

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: A Costly Public Health Threat with Opportunities for Policy Prevention

Speaker:

Leo Trasande, MD, MPP

NYU School of Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics

 

 

 

About the Speaker:
Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP is a professor in the departments of Pediatrics, Environmental Medicine, and Public Health at New York University, and is a leader in children’s environmental health researcher. His research focuses on the roles of environmental exposures in childhood obesity, and on the economic costs of failing to address these environmental factors to prevent diseases in children proactively.

Dr. Trasande received his bachelors, medical, and public policy degrees from Harvard University. He also completed the Boston Combined Residency in Pediatrics and a legislative fellowship in the Office of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Outcome Areas: Obesity; Neurodevelopment

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 1 to 2pm