Agencies & Organizations

American Heart Association

The mission of the American Heart Association is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. To learn more about the American Heart Association, please click the following link: American Heart Association

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives. To learn more about the NHLBI, please click the following link:  National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

The mission of the NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and disability by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression of human disease. To learn more about the NIEHS, please click the following link: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. The EPA’s website states environmental protection is an integral consideration in U.S. policies concerning natural resources, human health, economic growth, energy, transportation, agriculture, industry, and international trade. To learn more about the EPA, please click the following link: US Environmental Protection Agency

Air Now

The U.S. EPA, NOAA, NPS, tribal, state, and local agencies developed the AIRNow Web site to provide the public with easy access to national air quality information. The Web site offers daily AQI forecasts as well as real-time AQI conditions for over 300 cities across the US, and provides links to more detailed State and local air quality websites.

The Trade, Health & Environment Impact Project (THE Impact Project)

The Trade, Health & Environment Impact Project (THE Impact Project) is a collaboration of community and university partners focused on reducing the impacts of trade, ports and goods movement activities on health and community life. The collaborative is funded by The California Endowment and The Kresge Foundation . To learn more about The Impact Project, please click the following link: The Trade, Health & Environment Impact Project

Academic Resources

Tufts University Department of Public Health and Community Medicine

The Department of Public Health and Community Medicine is distinguished by a strong faculty with a broad multidisciplinary approach to public health and clinical issues. Click the following link for more information: Tufts Department of Public Health and Community Medicine

Tufts University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tufts’ Civil and Environmental Engineering department educates engineering students to become leaders in solving society’s problems in the 21st century. Click the following link for more information: Tufts Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Community Resources