Jonathan Levy for The Conversation

Jonathan Levy for The Conversation

Dr. Levy is Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health at Boston University School of Public Health. His research focuses on air pollution exposures, housing, and the health benefits associated with emissions reductions. He co-directs the Center for Research on Environmental and Social Stressors in Housing Across the Life Course (CRESSH), which involves interdisciplinary research activities connecting environmental epidemiology, exposure science, and health disparities modeling, with a focus on the indoor environment and community-engaged research. CRESSH researchers are currently investigating the role of the social and physical environment on COVID-19 patterns in Massachusetts.


Indoor air quality improvements in schools will reduce COVID transmission and help students learn

By: and - December 28, 2022

As fall temperatures cool across the U.S., many schools will struggle to ventilate classrooms while also keeping students and teachers comfortable and healthy. Children and teachers spend over six hours a day in classrooms during the school year, often in buildings that are decades old and have inadequate heating, ventilation and air conditioning, or HVAC, […]