Anna Young
Research Associates

Anna Young

Research Associate

Environmental Health

any427@mail.harvard.edu


Overview

Anna Young is a research associate and the Associate Director of the Healthy Buildings program at the Harvard Chan School. Her research focuses on our indoor exposures to complex mixtures of hormone-disrupting chemicals and builds evidence for healthier materials as a strategy to reduce these chemical exposures in buildings. She also earned her PhD and MS in Environmental Health from the Harvard Chan School.

PhD, Environmental Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

MS, Environmental Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

BA, Computer Science; Environmental Studies
Yale University


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News

A push for safer building materials

Environmental groups are encouraging schools and companies to use non-toxic materials in their construction and renovation projects and to reduce the use of chemicals such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).