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Jeremijenko's Environmental Health Clinic Profiled in The New York Times

Natalie Jeremijenko, assistant professor of visual art, directs the NYU's Environmental Health Clinic, part clinic and part art installation, in which members of the public are invited to discuss environmental health concerns, such as water and air quality. Clients then leave with a set of prescriptions for environmental change.

Featured in a recent article in The New York Times by reporter Amanda Schaffer, Jeremijenko explains the reasoning behind the Clinic and her aims for helping people create environmental change in their own communities.

"How do we translate the tremendous amount of anxiety and interest in addressing major environmental issues into something concrete that people can do whose effect is measurable and significant?" she asks. 

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