Environmental Health



The following faculty members have research programs with substantial focus on environmental health:

Joseph Braun Tongzhang Zheng
Karl Kelsey David Savitz
Gregory Wellenius



Medina Jackson-Browne Samantha Kingsley
Nan Li Darren Sun
Kate Weinberger



Current Projects

  • HOME Study
    • The HOME study (Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment) includes a cohort of 389 mothers and their children in Cincinnati who have been followed since pregnancy
  • EARTH Study
  • PROGRESS Study
  • Air Pollution and Preeclampsia
  • Cardiovascular health effects of ambient air pollution in the Women's Health Initiative
    • The Women's Health Initiative was initiated by NIH in 1991 to address major health issues causing morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women.
  • MOBILIZE Boston Study
    • The Maintenance of Balance, Independent Living, Intellect and Zest in the Elderly of Boston.  The purpose of the MOBILIZE Boston Study is to collect information about the health and well-being of older people in the Boston area in order to learn how older adults can stay healthy and continue to live independently as long as possible.
  • Cardiovascular health effects of indoor airpollution in Western Kenya and Hyderabad,India
  • Outdoor environment and maternal health inRI
  • Outdoor environment and maternal health in the Born in Bradford Study
  • Climate change health effects
  • Environmental epigenetics of developmentand cancer
  • Immunomethylomics

More information about environmental health research at Brown can be found here.