Sunday, June 23, 2024

Roberto Lucchini

Dr. Roberto Lucchini is a professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Florida International University’s Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work. Before FIU, Dr. Lucchini served as M.D. and Professor at the University of Brescia, Italy, until 2011. From 2012 to 2020, he was the Director of the Division of Occupational Medicine and the World Trade Center Data Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYC. He coordinated the health surveillance of the workers involved in the clean-up operations after 9/11 and is now leading studies about cognitive impacts and aging among them.



When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.