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Welcome to CAFEH!
CAFEH, the Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health Study, serves as the larger umbrella for 5 related community-based participatory research (CBPR) air pollution studies. These projects have full participation of the community partners in all aspects of the science including: developing the proposal, leading the study, and collecting, analyzing and interpreting the data.
The CAFEH partnership combines community and academic resources to advance scientific understanding of the health risks of highway pollution. We hope our findings will inform policymakers about the risks of siting new housing, schools or playgrounds next to highways and help to identify measures to reduce exposures. Please click on the links below to learn more about our constituent research projects:
Short Film About CAFEH Study
During the Fall 2011, a group of Tufts University students enrolled in the Producing Films for Social Change course were assigned the task of producing a environmentally-themed film. The final work product was Highway to Health. Take some time to watch this very informative short film about the CAFEH Study.
Anthony Monaco and the CAFEH Team!