Announcements

Katy Walker retires after exemplary service to HEI

January 7, 2021

After more than a decade of outstanding work at HEI, Principal Scientist Katy Walker retired at the end of December 2020. Walker has been a member of HEI’s science staff since 2009, serving in the core program and, for the past four years, overseeing the Global Health program.

HEI issues request for Rosenblith Award applications

December 21, 2020

HEI has issued RFA 20-2, the Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award. This RFA solicits proposals from promising candidates at the assistant professor level or equivalent for research on air pollution and health.

HEI appoints Global Health Oversight Committee

December 11, 2020

In Fall 2020, HEI constituted a new Global Health Oversight Committee, chaired by Dr. Jon Samet, charged with advising HEI on existing global projects, assisting with the design and oversight of research programs, and providing strategic advice to HEI on the growth of the program.

HEI hosts virtual workshop on non-tailpipe particulate matter emissions and exposure

December 2, 2020

HEI held a virtual scientific workshop on the emissions, air quality, and exposure impacts of non-tailpipe particulate emissions from on-road vehicular traffic. Over two days of interactive sessions, participants discussed achievements and knowledge gaps in non-tailpipe emissions characterization, exposure assessment, and assessment of potential health risks.

HEI seeks consulting scientist for Global Health program

November 18, 2020

HEI is seeking a consulting scientist with expertise in air pollution exposure assessment, environmental health, health impact assessment, epidemiology, or related field. The position is based in India.

Fall 2020 Update now available

November 17, 2020

In this issue of Update, read about the release of State of Global Air 2020; HEI’s progress on promoting inclusion; our prominent role in virtual international meetings on exposure science and epidemiology; and more!