Environmental Health and Safety

Mount Sinai is committed to excellence in medical research, education, and patient care. Mount Sinai also recognizes the potential impacts of these activities on the environment, and the health and safety of patients, employees, students and the public. Mount Sinai values the people, land and natural resources that are part of the institution and the surrounding community, and continues to strive to manage programs in a manner that protects the global and local human and natural environments.

Mount Sinai is committed to maintaining compliance with applicable federal, state and local environmental statutes, regulations, and permits, and strives for continuous improvement in environmental performance.

Contact Us

Environmental Health and Safety

Sal Tranchina
Senior Director
Tel: 212-659-9045

Mark Matthews
Tel: 212-241-5909

Hector Maldonado
Program Manager
Tel: 212-241-4132

Institutional Safety

Rich Engle
Safety Director
Tel: 212-241-3790

Scott Cassady, HEM
Tel: 212-241-5572


Philip Hauck, MS, MSHS, CIH, SM (NRCM)
Institutional BioSafety Officer
Tel: 212-241-5169

Radiation Safety

Jacob Kamen,  PhD
Director Radiation Safety
Tel: 212-241-2271

Safety Office

Tel: 212-241-7233