Dr. Helen Suh MacIntosh

Writer

Expertise

Environmental Epidemiology

Education

Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Introduction

  • Expert in environmental epidemiology

  • Professor at Tufts University 

  • Former writer for Treehugger

Experience

Dr. Helen Suh, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts University, is an internationally recognized expert in environmental epidemiology. Her research focuses on air pollution health effects and environmental exposure assessment. She wrote an environmental health column for Treehugger in 2006. 

Dr. Suh is also a Senior Fellow in the Department of Public Health, NORC at the University of Chicago. She has served in an advisory capacity for local, national, and international organizations, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and multiple National Academy of Science and Institute of Medicine committees. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in leading environmental health journals.

Selected Awards

  • 1999 Yaglou Award, International Academy of Indoor Air Sciences

  • 1998 Scientific and Technological Achievement 2nd Level Award, USEPA

  • 1994-1995 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Indoor Air Research

  • 1992-1993 Research Fellowship, National Research Service Award, NIH

  • 1990 Environmental Fellow, Switzer Foundation

Education

Dr. Suh received Doctor of Science and Master of Science degrees in environmental health from the Harvard University School of Public Health. She received her Bachelor of Science in biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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