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Allison Patton

Staff Scientist

Allison Patton is a Staff Scientist with expertise in exposure science. Since joining HEI in 2017, she has been involved in research oversight and review of studies investigating exposure to traffic-related air pollution. Patton had previous experience in this area of inquiry, focusing especially on ultrafine particles in neighborhoods near highways. In addition, she studied air pollution exposure in commuting vehicles and in residential green buildings. Patton holds a Ph.D. from Tufts University and a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, both in environmental engineering. She has also completed postdoctoral training in exposure science at the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute of Rutgers University.