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      External Scientific Advisory Committee (ESAC)

Douglas Dockery, PhD
Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, Chair, Department of Environmental Health
Harvard School of Public Health
Other Affiliations : Associate Professor of Medicine (Epidemiology), Harvard Medical School
Research Interests :
•Health effects of air pollution exposures in populations
•Health effects of specific air pollution constituents
•Health effects of environmental stressors in young children

Michael Brauer, ScD
Professor, Director - School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
University of British Columbia
Research Interests :
•Environmental and occupational exposure assessment
•Air pollution health effects
•Air quality
•Transportation and air quality
•Vegetation fires and air quality
•Indoor air pollution
•Development of sampling and analysis for air pollutants

Wayne Cascio, MD
Director, US EPA Environmental Public Health Division
Research Interests :
•Disorders of heart rhythm
•Environmental Cardiology

Duncan Thomas, PhD
Co-director, Biostatistics division, Verna R. Richter Chair in Cancer Research, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Research Interests :
•Development of statistical methods in epidemiology, with special emphasis on cancer epidemiology and occupational and environmental health
•Statistical methods for genetic epidemiology

Philip Fine, PhD
Atmospheric Measurement Manager, South Coast Air Quality Management District
Research Interests :
•Urban and regional air pollution
•Biomass combustion emissions
•Organic components of airborne particulate matter
•Health effects of inhaled particles
•Particle sampling and control technologies

Michael Jerrett, PhD
Professor and Chair, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles
Professor in Residence, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley
Research Interests :
•Environmental Health Modeling (Especially determinants of health)
•Environmental and Natural Resource Accounting
•Environmental Policy and Planning

Lucas Neas, ScD
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Epidemiology and Biomarkers Branch

Steve Sidney, MD, MPH
Associate Director for Clinical Research of the Division of Research
Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Research Interests :
•Cardiovascular Disease
•Physical activity and fitness

•Acute coronary syndrome
•Cerebrovascular disease

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