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Daniel Carrión, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health); Director of Education, Climate Change and Health



Dr. Daniel Carrión is an environmental health scientist focused on the intersection of climate, energy, and health (in)equity. He conducts exposure science and environmental epidemiology of ambient temperature and air pollution in the United States and internationally. Specifically, his goal is to understand the relationship between structural forms of inequality with exposure and health disparities to identify and support interventions. Dr. Carrión received his BA from Ithaca College, an MPH from New York Medical College, a PhD from Columbia University, and postdoctoral training at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Beyond his research, Dr. Carrión is a Senior Fellow of the Agents of Change in Environmental Health, a Senior Fellow of the Environmental Leadership Program, and a governor-appointed member to the New York State Minority Health Council.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2021)
  • PhD
    Columbia University (2019)
  • MPH
    New York Medical College (2011)
  • BA
    Ithaca College (2008)

Professional Service

New York Academy of MedicineFellow2022 - Present
International Society for Environmental EpidemiologyMember2018 - Present
New York State Minority Health Council, Department of HealthMember2016 - Present

Departments & Organizations