Jonathan Buonocore, ScD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Environmental Health

ScD, Harvard School of Public Health
MS, Harvard School of Public Health
BS, Clarkson University

My research interests are in evaluating the impacts, benefits, and tradeoffs of technology and policy choices in energy, transportation, agricultural practices, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. To assist in these evaluations, I develop tools that incorporate environmental risk assessment, life cycle assessment, and environmental economics with the goal of placing health, climate, environmental, and other outcomes into a framework to aid decision-making.

LeGUp Networked Geothermal Assessment
09/15/2022 - 09/14/2025 (Subcontract PI)
HEET Mass Clean Energy Ct

The Co-benefits of the Build Environment (CoBE) Project
07/01/2022 - 12/31/2024 (Subcontract PI)
President and Fellows of Harvard College dba Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Login5 Foundation

Climate, Health, and Energy: Air Quality and Health Benefits of Methane Reduction in the U.S. Oil and Gas Sector
07/01/2022 - 06/30/2024 (PI)
Windward Fund

Building from the Ground Up - Plan to Scale-Up Deployment of Geothermal Networks around Boston
01/01/2023 - 04/30/2024 (Subcontract PI)
HEET Liberty Mutual Fdn

Integrating Grid Effects from Electric Vehicle Adoption
01/01/2023 - 12/31/2023 (PI)
Energy Foundation

To support transportation, health, and air-quality research and communications
07/01/2022 - 12/31/2023 (PI)
Barr Foundation, Inc.

To support the TRECH Research Team in building trust and relationships in the context of transportation and racial equity
10/14/2022 - 10/31/2023 (PI)
Barr Foundation, Inc.

Air quality and health equity implications of federal medium and heavy duty vehicle electrification policies in New York and Atlanta
09/19/2022 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
Environmental Defense Fund

Air Quality and Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Emissions in the U.S
08/01/2022 - 03/31/2023 (PI)
Environmental Defense Fund


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  1. Lieberman-Cribbin W, Fang X, Morello-Frosch R, Gonzalez DJX, Hill E, Deziel NC, Buonocore JJ, Casey JA. Multiple Dimensions of Environmental Justice and Oil and Gas Development in Pennsylvania. Environ Justice. 2024 Feb 01; 17(1):31-44. PMID: 38389752; PMCID: PMC10880506; DOI: 10.1089/env.2022.0041;
  2. Arter CA, Buonocore JJ, Isakov V, Pandey G, Arunachalam S. Air pollution benefits from reduced on-road activity due to COVID-19 in the United States. PNAS Nexus. 2024 Jan; 3(1):pgae017. PMID: 38292536; PMCID: PMC10825624; DOI: 10.1093/pnasnexus/pgae017;
  3. Bunker A, Compoaré G, Sewe MO, Laurent JGC, Zabré P, Boudo V, Ouédraogo WA, Ouermi L, Jackson ST, Arisco N, Vijayakumar G, Yildirim FB, Barteit S, Maggioni MA, Woodward A, Buonocore JJ, Regassa MD, Brück T, Sié A, Bärnighausen T. The effects of cool roofs on health, environmental, and economic outcomes in rural Africa: study protocol for a community-based cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2024 Jan 16; 25(1):59. PMID: 38229177; PMCID: PMC10792891; DOI: 10.1186/s13063-023-07804-0;
  4. Parichehr Salimifard, Marissa V. Rainbolt, Jonathan J. Buonocore, Mahala Lahvis, Brian Sousa, Joseph G. Allen. A novel method for calculating the projected health and climate co-benefits of energy savings through 2050. Building and Environment. 2023; 244(110618). View Publication
  5. Michanowicz DR, Dayalu A, Nordgaard CL, Buonocore JJ, Fairchild MW, Ackley R, Schiff JE, Liu A, Phillips NG, Schulman A, Magavi Z, Spengler JD. Rebuttal to the Correspondence on Home is Where the Pipeline Ends: Characterization of Volatile Organic Compounds Present in Natural Gas at the Point of the Residential End User. Environ Sci Technol. 2023 Oct 03; 57(39):14624-14625. PMID: 37728914
  6. Willis MD, Buonocore JJ. Fossil Fuel Racism: The Ongoing Burden of Oil and Gas Development in the Shadows of Regulatory Inaction. Am J Public Health. 2023 Nov; 113(11):1176-1178.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37651657; PMCID: PMC10568515; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2023.307403;
  7. Michanowicz DR, Leventhal OM, Domen JK, Williams SR, Lebel ED, Hill LAL, Buonocore JJ, Nordgaard CL, Bernstein AS, Shonkoff SBC. Natural gas odorants: A scoping review of health effects. Curr Environ Health Rep. 2023 Sep; 10(3):337-352. PMID: 37491689; PMCID: PMC10504204; DOI: 10.1007/s40572-023-00403-w;
  8. E X Bonilla, L J Mickley, G Raheja, S D Eastham, J J Buonocore, A Alencar, L Verchot, D M Westervelt and M C Castro. Health impacts of smoke exposure in South America: increased risk for populations in the Amazonian Indigenous territories. Environmental Research: Health. 2023; 1(2). View Publication
  9. Jonathan J Buonocore, Srinivas Reka, Dongmei Yang, Charles Chang, Ananya Roy, Tammy Thompson, David Lyon, Renee McVay, Drew Michanowicz and Saravanan Arunachalam. Air pollution and health impacts of oil & gas production in the United States. Environmental Research: Health. 2023; 1(2). View Publication
  10. Willis MD, Cushing LJ, Buonocore JJ, Deziel NC, Casey JA. It's electric! An environmental equity perspective on the lifecycle of our energy sources. Environ Epidemiol. 2023 Apr; 7(2):e246.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37064423; PMCID: PMC10097546; DOI: 10.1097/EE9.0000000000000246;
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