New York University Grossman School of Medicine
New York, NY
Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP is an internationally renowned leader in children’s environmental health. He is professor of pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics; professor, Department of Environmental Medicine, at New York University Grossman School of Medicine. Dr. Trasande’s research focuses on identifying the role of environmental exposures in childhood obesity and cardiovascular risks, and documenting the economic costs for policy makers of failing to prevent diseases of environmental origin in children proactively. He also holds appointments in the Wagner School of Public Service and NYU’s College of Global Public Health. He is the author of Sicker, Fatter, Poorer: The Urgent Threat of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals on Our Health and Future and What We Can Do About It.