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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.

HEI helps inform EU air quality policies

February 28, 2020

In mid-January, HEI participated in a joint meeting in Brussels, Belgium to inform air quality decisions in the European Union. The two-day event was co-organized by HEI, the World Health Organization, the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, and the European Respiratory Society.

Five new studies aim to improve exposure assessment

February 6, 2020

There are many challenges in conducting epidemiological studies of long-term exposure to air pollutants because concentrations vary widely over space and time. Read how HEI investigators will soon begin five new studies, using novel strategies to address these challenges.

Annual Report for 2019 now available

February 3, 2020

The 2019 Annual Report, A Window to Trusted Science, describes how HEI provides high quality, impartial, and relevant science informing public policy on air quality and public health, and continues its longstanding commitment to transparency.