Announcements

HEI-Energy launches new website

September 26, 2019

HEI-Energy, a new affiliate of HEI, has launched its own website. Please visit hei-energy.org for more information.

Summer 2019 Update now available

August 21, 2019

In this issue of Update, read about HEI’s two new Board members; the protocol an expert HEI panel is following to review the literature on traffic-related pollution; a recap of our Annual Conference; a new report on household air pollution in Ghana; a visit with our sponsors and scientists in Japan; and more.

Two eminent leaders join HEI Board

August 5, 2019

In July, the HEI Board of Directors welcomed two new members: Martha J. Crawford, dean of the Jack Welch College of Business and Technology at Sacred Heart University; and Michael J. Klag, dean emeritus and Second Century Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Members of the Board are drawn from distinguished leaders in science and policy whose principal responsibilities are to ensure the integrity and scientific quality of HEI’s research and review.

Panel publishes protocol for review on traffic-related air pollution

July 31, 2019

HEI’s expert panel to review the literature on traffic-related air pollution and health has published its review protocol (pdf). The panel was appointed in 2018 by HEI’s Board of Directors following the publication of HEI’s well-cited 2010 critical review.

HEI model highlighted at National Academies symposium

June 7, 2019

In May, HEI President Dan Greenbaum was invited to address the Gilbert W. Beebe Symposium of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on “The Future of Low-Dose Radiation Research in the United States.”