Joseph G. Allen
Associate Professor

Joseph G. Allen

Associate Professor of Exposure Assessment Science

Environmental Health



We're better off when we can breathe easy

Until the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us didn't think about indoor air very much, if at all. But healthy buildings expert Joseph Allen has been studying indoor air for years. He says that since we spend 90% of…

LGBTQ+ Mental Health

About the December 16 forum This forum is designed increase awareness around LGBTQ+ mental health. Three experts who specialize in LGBTQ+ mental health will give short presentations and then engage in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Koenen.…

Better Off: A new podcast from Harvard Chan School

How can we make our families, communities, and our world a little bit better during the COVID-19 crisis, and beyond?  That's the question we're asking on Better Off, a new podcast from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public…

Op-ed: Humidity can aid in the fight against COVID-19

Maintaining relative humidity in the 40%-60% range in indoor spaces could help slow the spread of the coronavirus this winter, according to a November 18, 2020 Washington Post opinion piece co-authored by Joseph Allen, associate professor of exposure…