Full Name
Christopher Bland
Job Title
Program Coordinator
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Speaker Bio
Christopher has been with Mount Sinai Hospital since 2019 and his early years at Sinai introduced him to the world of environmental health. Originally studying infectious disease, Christopher gained the opportunity to broaden his research and career scope in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine. There, he coordinated the multi-year, multi-site, STOVE Study, which studied the optimal ventilation for environmental indoor air quality. Currently, Christopher is a Program Coordinator and Certified Asthma Educator at the Icahn School of Medicine. More specifically, he coordinates the Region 2 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU), a US EPA and CDC program that provides environmental health services to communities in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. In addition, he serves as a coordinator for the New York State DOH funded New York State Children’s Environmental Health Centers (NYSCHECK). Christopher’s primary day-to-day role is coordinating the center’s telehealth medicine program for pediatric asthma patients. He counsels caregivers of children with asthma on how to manage asthma, reduce environmental triggers, and minimize its impact on quality of life. He supports the work of the Centers by helping to evaluate program initiatives and integrate public health education to neighboring communities. His 4 expertise lies in program evaluation, statistical analysis, indoor air quality, and epidemiological research methods.
Christopher Bland

Presenting at the following session(s):

Exposing Environmental Racism