Call for nominations to HEI Research Committee

May 18, 2021

The Health Effects Institute (HEI) is seeking to nominate experts to serve on its Research Committee. This important HEI Committee is composed of leading independent scientists who typically serve two 4-year terms. The Committee is responsible for defining, implementing, and overseeing HEI’s research program, which provides high-quality, impartial, and relevant science on the health effects of air pollution.

Jane Warren Trainee Conference Award recipients announced

April 21, 2021

HEI is excited to showcase the work of the 2021 Jane Warren Trainee Conference Award winners in a webinar on May 13th from 10 am to 12 pm EDT.

HEI seeks Director of Science Communications

April 20, 2021

The Health Effects Institute seeks to hire a Director of Science Communications to manage and enhance communication of HEI-funded science research on the health effects of air pollution and unconventional oil and gas development to U.S. and global audiences, advancing HEI’s reputation as a trusted source of science.

Study evaluates mechanisms of lung injury by ozone

March 30, 2021

HEI has published Research Report 204, Novel Mechanisms of Ozone-Induced Pulmonary Inflammation and Resolution, and the Potential Protective Role of Scavenger Receptor BI, presenting a study led by Dr. Kymberly Gowdy of East Carolina University (now at Ohio State University).

Winter 2021 Update published

March 12, 2021

In the new issue of Update, read about Ellen Mantus, the new HEI Director of Science; HEI’s timely and targeted 2021 Virtual Conference (Sign Up Now!); five HEI studies underway on COVID-19, air pollution, and health; a transition in HEI’s Global Health program… and more!

Annual Report for 2020 now available

February 28, 2021

The HEI Annual Report for 2020, Valuing Science, Informing Decisions, describes how HEI provides high quality, impartial, and relevant science to inform public policy on air quality and public health. The report highlights HEI’s latest achievements and initiatives.