Publications

Publications

Chahine, T., Farhat, Z. Breaking the mental barrier against loans for social startups in the Arab world: the case of Lebanon. Submitted to: Entrepreneurship and Regional Development

Chahine, T., Mowafi, M. Bridging the gap between commerce and charity. In: Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East. Palgrave, to be released in 2014.

Song, T., Cai, J., Chahine, T., Xu, H., Niu, F. (2013) Modeling urban metabolism of Beijing city, China: with a coupled system dynamics – emergy model. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, December 2013. doi: 10.1007/s00477-013-0830-y

Song, T., Cai, J., Chahine, T., Deng, Y. (2013) Urban Metabolism Model based on the Emergy Theory – A Case Study of 31 Chinese Cities. Journal of food, agriculture, & environment (SCIE) Vol. 11 (3&4)

Chahine, T. (2012) Pushing MOOCs the Last Mile. Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog. Available: http://www.ssireview.org/blog/entry/pushing_moocs_the_last_mile

El-Nawawi, N., Chahine, T., Al-Duaij, N., Hamandi, A., Bean, B. (2012) Emerging Trends in Middle Eastern Health policy. Harvard Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy Inaugural Issue: Spring 2012

Chahine, T., Schultz, B., Zartarian, V., Xue, J., Subramanian, S.V., Levy, J.I. (2011) Modeling Joint Exposures and Health Outcomes for Cumulative Risk Assessment: The Case of Radon and Smoking. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 8 (9), 3688-3711 | doi:10.3390/ijerph8093688

Chahine, T., Subramanian, S.V., Levy, JI. (2011) Sociodemographic And Geographic Variability In Smoking In The U.S.: A Multilevel Analysis Of The 2006 – 2007 Current Population Survey, Tobacco Use Supplement. Social Science in Medicine | doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.06.032

Chahine, T., Schultz, B., Zartarian, V., Subramanian, S.V., Spengler, J., Hammitt, J.K., Levy, J.I. (2010) Modeling geographic and demographic variability in residential concentrations of environmental tobacco smoke using national datasets. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology |doi: 10.1038/jes.2011.12

Adamkiewicz, G., Zota, A., Fabian, P., Chahine, T., Julien, R., Spengler, J.D., Levy, J.I. (2010) Moving environmental justice indoors: understanding structural influences on residential exposure patterns in low-income communities. American Journal of Public Health101 Suppl 1:S238-45 | doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300119 (Received AJPH Paper of the Year Award)

Hammond D., Conlon K., Barzyk T., Chahine T., Zartarian V., Schultz B. (2010) Application of National Databases and Mapping Tools at the Local Level: Two Community Case Studies. Risk Analysis | DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01527.x

Barzyk, T.M., Conlon, K.C., Zartarian, V., Chahine, T., Hammond, D., Medina-Vera, M., Schultz, B. (2009) Tools available to communities for conducting cumulative exposure and risk assessments.  Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology | doi:10.1038/jes.2009.25

Chahine, T., Baccarelli, A., Litonjua, A., Wright, R., Suh, H., Gold, D., Sparrow, D., Vokonas, P., Schwartz, J. (2006) Particulate Air Pollution, Oxidative Stress Genes, and Heart Rate Variability in an Elderly Cohort. Environmental Health Perspectives 115 (11): 1617-1622.

Presentations

Finance with a mission: impact investing and venture philanthropy. Panel Speaker, Igniting Innovation Summit, Harvard Social Impact Collaborative, Cambridge, MA, November 9, 2013.

Chahine, T. (2013) “How to measure social impact in settings with low baseline data availability.” Nabad Social Entrepreneurship Training Workshop. Beirut, Lebanon, August 2-4, 2013.

Chahine, T. (2012) “Corporate Sustainability Strategy for Government Linked Companies (GLCs).” Malaysian Directors Academy Annual Retreat, Kunming, China, June 4-8, 2012.

Chahine, T. (2012) “Sustainability in Education.” HELP University Annual Convocation: The Innovative University. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 21-22, 2012.

Chahine T. (April 2010) “Citizens Environmental Restoration Bank.” Unite for Sight Global Health and Innovation Conference, New Haven, CT.

Chahine T. (November 2009). “A rights-based approach to mitigating environmental degradation and health effects from cement factories and quarries in Chekka, Lebanon.” Adaptation and Innovation: Leading Change in the Middle East. Harvard University, Boston, MA.

Hammond D, Barzyk T, Conlon K, Chahine T, Zartarian V, Schultz B (July 2009) “Advancing the Science of Cumulative Risk Assessment: Alignment of ORD Research with Agency Needs.” EPA Region 5

Chahine T, Subramanian SV, Xue J, Zartarian V, Schultz B, Levy JI (December 2009). “Modeling the Spatial and Demographic Distribution of Human Exposure and Risk from Residential radon in the United States.” Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD

Chahine TC, Levy JI (December 2008). “Modeling Variability in Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Health Risk at fine spatial resolution.” Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

Barzyk TM, Conlon KC, Chahine T, Zartarian V, Schultz B, Hammond D (October 2008). “Summary of EPA Programs and Exposure Tools Relevant to Community-Based Cumulative Risk and Exposure Assessments.” Joint Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society of Exposure Analysis. Pasadena, CA.