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Dr. Maida Galvez

Maida GalvezThe Children’s Environmental Health Center (CEHC) at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine conducts groundbreaking research to identify the environmental causes of childhood disease. They focus on translating their findings into solutions that protect children’s health by using research to educate families and change public policy.  For example, moms who had their children even as recently as 7 years ago probably had never heard of BPA.  Yet I bet if you asked anyone with a newborn today, I would guess that the majority of them know to look for BPA products!  We owe our thanks to the CEHC and their world class scientists for conducting research that has been able to change public policy, not to mention helping families to educate themselves on the hazards of toxic chemicals.

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