Harnessing the Power of Healthy Buildings Research to Advance Health for All

“We believe that the most important aspect of this burgeoning healthy buildings movement is ensuring that the research and its application benefits everyone, everywhere. A future of healthy buildings that is confined to a select few would be a gross failing. Researchers must play an important role here by creating studies that include: globally diverse buildings and exposures; races and ethnicities that have been historically under-represented in research; a focus on the unique needs, physiology, and preferences of women; and exploring the entirety of the reproduction and life cycles, from pre-conception through advanced aging.”

NEW: Allen to Co-Direct New Public Health Program for Business Leaders

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has launched a new program, co-directed by Drs. Joseph Allen and Richard Siegrist, that emphasizes higher expectations around health protection, promotion, and equity for a “health-first” era. Read more below from the latest news.