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overview Dr. Francine Laden is Professor of Environmental Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Dr. Laden received her ScD in Epidemiology and MS in Environmental Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research interests focus on the environmental epidemiology of chronic diseases, including cancer, respiratory and cardiovascular disease. Her research has or is concentrated on the following categories of exposures: air pollution (from ambient and occupational sources), persistent organic pollutants (POPs; organochlorines), secondhand smoke, and the contextual environment (e.g. built environment and green spaces). She is specifically interested in the geographic distribution of disease risk, incorporating geographic information system technology into large cohort studies to explore risk factors such as the built environment and indicators of socioeconomic status, as well as air pollution. She has published key papers on the association of ambient particulate matter and all cause and cardiovascular mortality in the landmark Harvard Six Cities Study and the Nurses’ Health Study and on the association of diesel exhaust exposures and lung cancer mortality in the trucking industry. She is currently Co-Director of the Harvard and Boston University Environmental Disparities Center: Center for Research on Environmental and Social Stressors in Housing Across the Life Course (CRESSH). The mission of the Center is to study environmental health disparities in low-income communities and throughout Massachusetts. Dr. Laden is a past member of the EPA Science Advisory Board, Past President of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, and the Associate Chair of the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard Chan School.
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Academic Article Perceived built environment and physical activity in U.S. women by sprawl and region.
Academic Article Residence near a major road and respiratory symptoms in U.S. Veterans.
Academic Article Virtual and actual: relative accuracy of on-site and web-based instruments in auditing the environment for physical activity.
Academic Article Neighborhood socioeconomic status and behavioral pathways to risks of colon and rectal cancer in women.
Academic Article Ambient air pollution exposures and risk of rheumatoid arthritis.
Academic Article Geographic variation and risk of skin cancer in US women. Differences between melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma.
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Academic Article Changes in traffic exposure and the risk of incident myocardial infarction and all-cause mortality.
Academic Article Relationships between the built environment and walking and weight status among older women in three U.S. States.
Academic Article Cumulative ultraviolet radiation flux in adulthood and risk of incident skin cancers in women.
Academic Article Using MapMyFitness to Place Physical Activity into Neighborhood Context.
Academic Article Air pollution and risk of uterine leiomyomata.
Academic Article Spatial clustering of physical activity and obesity in relation to built environment factors among older women in three U.S. states.
Academic Article Factorial validity of an abbreviated neighborhood environment walkability scale for seniors in the Nurses' Health Study.
Academic Article Neighborhood Self-Selection: The Role of Pre-Move Health Factors on the Built and Socioeconomic Environment.
Academic Article Neighborhood walkability and particulate air pollution in a nationwide cohort of women.
Academic Article Exposure to Greenness and Mortality in a Nationwide Prospective Cohort Study of Women.
Academic Article Built Environment and Depression in Low-Income African Americans and Whites.
Academic Article Direct and Indirect Associations Between the Built Environment and Leisure and Utilitarian Walking in Older Women.
Academic Article GPS-Based Exposure to Greenness and Walkability and Accelerometry-Based Physical Activity.
Academic Article Interrelationships Between Walkability, Air Pollution, Greenness, and Body Mass Index.
Academic Article Residential particulate matter and distance to roadways in relation to mammographic density: results from the Nurses' Health Studies.
Academic Article The relationship between surrounding greenness in childhood and adolescence and depressive symptoms in adolescence and early adulthood.
Academic Article Residential Greenness and Birthweight in the State of Massachusetts, USA.
Academic Article Neighborhood walkability and physical activity among older women: Tests of mediation by environmental perceptions and moderation by depressive symptoms.
Academic Article Neighborhood Greenness Attenuates the Adverse Effect of PM2.5 on Cardiovascular Mortality in Neighborhoods of Lower Socioeconomic Status.
Academic Article Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Birthweight: Differences in Associations Along the Birthweight Distribution.
Academic Article Factorial Invariance of the Abbreviated Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale among Senior Women in the Nurses' Health Study Cohort.
Academic Article Effects of Maternal Homelessness, Supplemental Nutrition Programs, and Prenatal PM2.5 on Birthweight.
Academic Article Racial Disparities in Associations between Neighborhood Demographic Polarization and Birth Weight.
Academic Article The association between neighborhood greenness and incidence of lethal prostate cancer: A prospective cohort study.
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