Tamarra James-Todd Promoted to Associate Professor, Environmental Reproductive Epidemiology (Sept 2021)
Joe Allen Pens Op-Ed in the Atlantic about Clean Air in Offices (Oct 2021)
The Nexus of Climate and Health: Marc Weisskopf Presents on Air Pollution and the Brain (Feb 2021)
Center Director Marc Weisskopf delivered his presentation during a webinar (Feb 23-24, 2021) hosted by the Center for Global Health Delivery, the Belfer Center’s Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Global Health Institute. A panel of engineers and epidemiologists invested in planetary health, which focuses on the constitutive nature of human health and the environmental systems on which humans depend, discussed the production of fine airborne particles and pollution, and the epidemiological and health effects that these exposures may produce.
Peter James Discusses the Role Nature Plays in Improving Our Mental and Physical Health on NPR (Sept 2021)
Mary Rice Speaks on Climate and Health Alongside Secretary John Kerry for Harvard Grand Rounds (Sept 2021)
Meet Our Members: Chris Golden (Sept 2021)
Chemicals in hair products, making rent as a grad student, and more: A conversation with Dr. Tamarra James-Todd (April 2021)
Harvard Chan School study shows negative impacts of burning natural gas and biomass have surpassed coal generation in many states (May 2021)
A new study finds that burning natural gas, biomass, and wood now have more negative health impacts than burning coal in many states, and is a trend that may continue. The study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health published in Environmental Research Letters is the first to provide an inventory of the health impacts of each type of fuel burned at stationary sources from 2008-2017, based on available data.
Center’s Mid-Career Principal Investigator Jin-Ah Park helps investigate cellular host factors required for SARS-CoV-2 infection (Nov 2020)
Center Member Nancy Krieger Leads Geocoding COVID-19 and Inequities Analyses (2020)
Vaping-Induced Acute Lung Injury (Mar 2020)
Professional Sports and Health (July 2019)
Study finds hair-straightening products contain potentially harmful chemicals
Major Harvard Chan studies concur: Air pollution boosts U.S. death rates
- (Feb 2019) – New study looks at two chemicals in e-cigarette flavoring that may impair the function of cilia in the human airway; Quan Lu, Joseph Allen
- (Feb 2019) – Marijuana smoking linked with higher sperm concentrations ; Jorge Chavarro, Russ Hauser
- (Aug 2018) – Exposure to Endocrine Disruptor DES linked to ADHD in grandchildren
- (Jul-Aug 2018) – Six Studies Revisited: A Particulate Problem; Francesca Dominici
- (Spring 2018) – Changing Places: Are cities the key to climate solutions?
- (May 9, 2018) –Tackling the asthma-obesity link in Boston communities
- (Mar 1, 2018)- PFASs exposure linked to increased type 2 diabetes risk
- (March/April 2018) – Measuring urban noise and its effect on health.
- (Feb 13, 2018) – PFASs, chemicals commonly found in the environment, may interfere with body weight regulations
- (Feb 1, 2018) – Harvard study tracks mercury sources in seafood
- (Jan 2018) – Living near greenery linked with less depression in teens; Brent Coull, Jaime Hart, Peter James, Francine Laden
- (Jan 25, 2018) – When should you consider buying organic?
- (Jan 11, 2018) – Plants, fresh air, natural light make workplaces healthy
- (Jan 2, 2018) – Op-ed: A call for products free of toxic chemicals
- (Dec 26, 2017) – Short-term exposure to low levels of air pollution linked with premature death among U.S. seniors
- (Dec 19, 2017) – Living near greenery linked with less depression in teens
- (Aug 2017) – Common flame retardant chemicals may reduce likelihood of clinical pregnancy, live birth among women undergoing fertility treatments
- (May 2015) – Lead Exposure and Tremor among Older Men: The VA Normative Aging Study ; Marc Weisskopf
- (March 2015) – Autism Spectrum Disorder and Air Pollution before, during, and after Pregnancy ; Raanan Raz, Andrea L. Roberts, Kristen Lyall, Jaime E. Hart, Allan C. Just, Francine Laden, Marc Weisskopf
- (March 2015) – Eating fruits and vegetables with high pesticide residues linked with poor semen quality
- (March 2014) – Nanoparticles: how much exposure is safe?
- (June 2013) – Exposure to high pollution levels during pregnancy may increase risk of having child with autism
- (Feb 2014) – Growing number of chemicals links with brain disorders in children
- (Nov 2013) – Air Pollution, Climate, and Heart Disease; Diane Gold, Jonathan Samet
- (June 2013) – Searching for causes of bee colony collapse; Associate Professor Alex (Chensheng) Lu