Research

PROTECT (Puerto Rico Test Site to Explore Contamination Threats) Community Engagement Core
The Community Engagement Core provides bidirectional and ethical communication between the research projects and community to facilitate much-needed research and community engagement on environmental contamination in Puerto Rico and on environmental and other contributors to preterm birth.

PROTECT (Puerto Rico Test Site to Explore Contamination Threats) Research Translation Core
Research Translation Core provides coordination and leadership across PROTECT to ensure that all research is widely translated to stakeholders (federal/state/local, particularly to the entire SRP community and EPA and ATSDR), policymakers, professional societies/groups, industry, the university research community, non-profits, and broader public audiences.

Research Ethics in Environmental Health
This project develops curriculum and runs training workshops for community groups and professionals involved in collaborative research approaches to environmental justice issues.

Catskills Institute
The Catskills Institute preserves the legacy of Jewish life in the Catskills by holding an annual History of the Catskills Conference (since 1995), keeping an extensive website, maintaining the world’s largest archive of Catskills material, developing museum exhibitions, public speaking, and assisting researchers and filmmakers.

Research Interests