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Study compares statistical models for use in exposure assessment

March 23, 2020

HEI has published Research Report 202Enhancing Models and Measurements of Traffic-Related Air Pollutants for Health Studies Using Dispersion Modeling and Bayesian Data Fusion, which describes a study led by Dr. Stuart Batterman at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and colleagues. The investigators evaluated the ability to predict traffic-related air pollution using a variety of methods and models, including a line source air pollution dispersion model and sophisticated spatiotemporal Bayesian data fusion methods.

HEI launches Strategic Plan for 2020-2025

March 18, 2020

Effective April 2020, HEI has launched its Strategic Plan for Understanding the Health Effects of Air Pollution for the coming five years, guiding HEI’s direction based on extensive input from sponsors, the scientific community, environmental organizations, and others. The Plan seeks to produce and advance timely and credible science to inform key decisions with one overarching theme: informing air quality and health decisions for 2020-2025…and beyond.

Staying in touch during the coronavirus pandemic

March 17, 2020

We hope this message finds you well during this challenging time. Please read this announcement for various ongoing HEI activities during this emergency period and how you can contact us. [Read more]

Transforming the 2020 Annual Conference into new interactive Webinars

March 13, 2020

HEI has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Annual Conference. Instead, we are taking this as an opportunity to transform the well-planned conference sessions into active webinars starting in early April. Stay tuned for more information. 

HEI is seeking a new Director of Science

March 11, 2020

After a long and fruitful tenure at HEI, Director of Science Rashid Shaikh is planning to retire during the Summer of 2020. Thus, HEI has recruited Isaacson, Miller to conduct the search for a new Director of Science.

Winter 2020 Update now available

March 3, 2020

In this issue of HEI Update, read about our upcoming Annual Conference in April; our search for the next HEI Review Committee chair; the launch of 11 new HEI studies — four evaluating the effectiveness of air quality actions, five aiming to improve exposure assessment, and two led by our 2019 Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigators; and more.