May 8, 2017
Publications from Community Health and Environmental Policy
Association Between Long-term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Change in Quantitatively Assessed Emphysema and Lung Function 2020
Long-term exposure to ambient air pollutants, especially O3, was significantly associated with increasing emphysema assessed quantitatively using CT imaging and with worsening lung function.
Mixed-methods Study of Integration of Housing and Medical Data Systems for Enhanced Service Coordination of People with HIV 2020
Improving service coordination through integrated data systems requires a number of complex steps at the organizational, technical, end user, and educational levels. Successful integration includes extensive need for human engagement, training, and buy-in, as well as allowing for sufficient time to complete all steps.
This web-based tool is part of a quarterly series that draws from a variety of scientific resources to inform Chesapeake Bay Watershed policymakers, practitioners, residents, and community leaders on historical and projected future climate trends. An interactive tool shows projections of percentage change in freeze-thaw days to 2099.
This article reviews interventions that have been tested in congregations with majority Latino populations in the U.S.
Quantifying the Relationship Between Streamflow and Climate Change in a Small Basin Under Future Scenarios 2020
This study focuses on simulating change in streamflow within a small basin under future land use/cover change and climate scenarios by integrating logistic regression-CA-Markov model and the Soil Water Assessment Tool model.
This document summarizes the Climate-Resilient Planning for Urban Stormwater and Wastewater Utilities Workshop, held July 16–17, 2019 at the Newtown Creek Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility in Brooklyn, NY.
This report describes the assessment of the Hospital Community Cooperative (HCC) to identify the effects, benefits, and lessons learned from the HCC's effort to bring together hospitals and community organizations to collectively address key social determinants of health in their communities and promote health equity.
When Financial Incentives Backfire: Evidence from a Community Health Worker Experiment in Uganda 2020
Despite stronger financial incentives for community health workers, the entrepreneurial model led to substantially less effort (fewer household visits) than the free delivery model. Our results call into question the notion that an entrepreneurial model necessarily increases community health worker effort relative to free distribution.