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Rachel Zeig-Owens, DrPH

Rachel Zeig-Owens, DrPH, is the director of epidemiology and the lead epidemiologist for the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program at the Fire Department of the City of New York. Dr. Zeig-Owens is the principal investigator/co-investigator on multiple projects that examine cancer, respiratory disease and mortality in WTC rescue/recovery workers. She has helped to lead other research on the health effects of WTC exposure, including autoimmune conditions, cardiovascular disease and hearing loss.