EXPOSED: The Impact of Toxics on Our Health


In addition to exposure to toxic compounds in the environment, we’re often unknowingly exposed to toxics that we consume. This program will explore exposure to toxics, how they impact our risk of cancer, and the research that our Institute has under way to address them.


Dan Fagin
Author, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
Associate Professor, NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
Director, Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program
New York University

Leonardo Trasande, MD
Associate Professor
Departments of Population Health, Environmental Medicine and Pediatrics

George D. Thurston, ScD
Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine

Date & Time

Thursday, May 9, 2013
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.


NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
238 Thompson Street
(at Washington Square South)
5th Floor, Room 573


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