NYU Urban Seminar: KEVIN CROMAR & LARS PERLMUTT
October 13, 2015
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 208, 40 Washington Square South, New York City (RSVP here)
Kevin Cromar & Lars Perlmutt will lead a discussion about health-based air quality for cities.
Kevin Cromar is the Director of the Air Quality Initiative and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management. His research interests include environmental epidemiology, health effects of air pollution, exposure assessment, asthma susceptibility, spatial analysis, and environmental policy. His current projects include Long-term Air Pollution Exposure and Mortality in the NIH-AARP Cohort, The Interaction of Diet, Air Pollution, and Cardiovascular Disease in NHANES, The Effect of Peak-Shaving Regulations on the Activity, Toxic Emissions, and Health. Professor Cromar holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Health Science from New York University, an M.S. in Environmental Health Science from New York University and a B.S. in Neuroscience from Brigham Young University.
Lars Perlmutt is an Environmental Health Scientist focused on epidemiological studies of human populations and the health effects associated with exposure to air pollution.