Secondary Faculty

Peter James

Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health

Environmental Health

Other Positions

Associate Professor of Population Medicine

Population Medicine

Harvard Medical School


Neighborhood Opportunity and Vulnerability and Incident Asthma Among Children.

Aris IM, Perng W, Dabelea D, Padula AM, Alshawabkeh A, Vélez-Vega CM, Aschner JL, Camargo CA, Sussman TJ, Dunlop AL, Elliott AJ, Ferrara A, Joseph CLM, Singh AM, Breton CV, Hartert T, Cacho F, Karagas MR, Lester BM, Kelly NR, Ganiban JM, Chu SH, O'Connor TG, Fry RC, Norman G, Trasande L, Restrepo B, Gold DR, James P, Oken E.

JAMA Pediatr. 2023 Oct 01. 177(10):1055-1064. PMID: 37639269


How trees can improve climate, health, mood, and more

Trees provide a host of benefits, according to experts—they can combat extreme heat, expand access to nature, reduce people’s stress and blood pressure levels, promote physical activity, improve and foster community pride.