Department of Public Health Sciences, UConn Health, Farmington, CT, USA.
Doug Brugge is Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. For over a decade, he has directed the Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health, a series of community-based participatory research projects funded by NIEHS, NHLBI, NLM, EPA, HUD and the Kresge Foundation. CAFEH has published about 50 academic papers on traffic-related ultrafine particle pollution and their association with health in the Boston area. He has worked in community-collaborations with many neighborhoods, including Boston Chinatown and the City of Somerville. He has over 150 publications on how traffic-related pollution, secondhand tobacco smoke, housing conditions, uranium mining and other environmental exposures affect health.