New Climate Change and Health Funding for Faculty

October 20, 2022

Graduate Center faculty are encouraged to apply for this opportunity, created in partnership with Mount Sinai.

Climate Change and Health Seed Grants - Fall 2022
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The Graduate Center is one of several CUNY schools to team up with the Mount Sinai Center on Health and Environment Across the LifeSpan to offer a new seed grant program to fund transdisciplinary pilot projects that address issues related to climate change and health. Graduate Center faculty and faculty based at the CUNY ASRC are encouraged to apply for this funding. 

All projects must foster new collaborations between researchers at a sponsoring CUNY school and at Mt. Sinai. Proposals will be accepted from all areas that fit within the climate change and health research theme. 

These might include projects such as the following:  

  • The use of a device or a technique developed by CUNY faculty to assess patients in a clinical cohort followed by a Sinai faculty member 
  • Modeling built-environment factors in disease onset at Mt. Sinai and interventions on resilience in urban neighborhoods by CUNY faculty. 

For questions about the eligibility of applications, please contact Robert Wright, M.D., M.P.H., at Mount Sinai (; Professor Patrizia Casaccia, M.D., Ph.D. (; or John Tsapogas, director of award pre-proposal support at the Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RF CUNY) (

Learn more and apply for a Climate Change and Health Seed Grant

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