9/11 Responders

Participants Prepare for 1 WTC Stair Climb

One World Trade Center. (Photo: Jin Lee) One World Trade Center. (Photo: Jin Lee)

About 1,000 participants will ascend 180 flights of stairs in honor of the first responders who died on 9/11 in an upcoming charity event at One World Trade Center on May 17.  Read more »

Exploring 9/11: The World Before and After – health effects of WTC dust

 Dr. Paul Lioy is a professor and the Vice Chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is also the Director of Exposure Science at the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute at Rutgers University and author of the book, “Dust: The Inside Story of its Role in the September 11 Aftermath.” During the interview, Dr. Lioy summarizes the different phases of exposure in the days and weeks after 9/11, emphasizing the features and health effects of the World Trade Center dust.  Read more »