Kevin J. Lane Jr., PhD, MA
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Environmental Health

PhD, Boston University School of Public Health
MA, Tufts University




Dr. Lane’s research focus are in the field of air pollution, built environment, urbanization and impacts of climate change on health in local, national and international settings. His expertise in big-data and spatial research has led to the development of novel methods that integrate geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing data and time-activity algorithms to improve exposure assessment and epidemiology. Currently, Dr. Lane Principal Investigator for the Federal Aviation Administration ASCENT Project 18 Community Measurements of Aviation Emissions Contribution to Ambient Air Quality. Additionally, he examines air pollution and built environment effects on cardio-metabolic health with the Population study of Urban, Rural and Semi-urban Endovascular Disease and Holistic Intervention Study (PURSE-HIS), and is a designated NIEHS health disparities career development researcher with the Center for Research on Environmental and Social Stressors in Housing across the life course (CRESSH) to examine the interactions between PM2.5, NO2 and social stressors on the associations with preterm and low birth weight. Prior to this position Dr. Lane also was awarded a Yale Climate and Energy Institute postdoctoral fellowship to examine the relationship between the built environment, urban heat island health impacts where he collaborated with researchers to examine these associations in the United States, South Korea and India. Dr. Lane also conducts research with the Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health Study at Tufts University to examine health impacts from traffic-related ultrafine particulate matter.

CRESSH Career Development Fellow
Boston University School of Public Health
Environmental Health


Member
Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research




Developing exposure-response relationships for cardio-respiratory health risks and household air pollution in rural communities of Tamil Nadu, India
10/01/2016 - 06/30/2018 (Subcontract PI)
Trustees of Tufts College, Inc Public Health Inst


EPA STAR Fellowship
09/01/2011 - 08/31/2014 (PI)
Environmental Protection Agency




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  1. Yitshak-Sade M, Lane KJ, Fabian MP, Kloog I, Hart JE, Davis B, Fong KC, Schwartz JD, Laden F, Zanobetti A. Race or racial segregation? Modification of the PM2.5 and cardiovascular mortality association. PLoS One. 2020; 15(7):e0236479.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32716950
     
  2. Rodriguez EM, Thomas D, Druet A, Vlajic-Wheeler M, Lane KJ, Mahalingaiah S. Identifying Women at Risk for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Using a Mobile Health App: Virtual Tool Functionality Assessment. JMIR Form Res. 2020 May 14; 4(5):e15094.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32406861
     
  3. Fong KC, Yitshak-Sade M, Lane KJ, Fabian MP, Kloog I, Schwartz JD, Coull BA, Koutrakis P, Hart JE, Laden F, Zanobetti A. Racial Disparities in Associations between Neighborhood Demographic Polarization and Birth Weight. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 04 28; 17(9).View Related Profiles. PMID: 32354151
     
  4. Son JY, Lane KJ, Miranda ML, Bell ML. Health disparities attributable to air pollutant exposure in North Carolina: Influence of residential environmental and social factors. Health Place. 2020 Mar; 62:102287. PMID: 32479364
     
  5. Keyong H, Bi J, Meng X, Geng G, Lyapustin A, Lane K Gu D, Kinney P, Liu Y. Estimating daily PM2.5 concentrations in New York City at the neighborhood-scale: Implications for integrating non-regulatory measurements. Science of the Total Environment. 2019; 697.
  6. Rhee J, Fabian MP, Ettinger de Cuba S, Coleman S, Sandel M, Lane KJ, Yitshak Sade M, Hart JE, Schwartz J, Kloog I, Laden F, Levy JI, Zanobetti A. Effects of Maternal Homelessness, Supplemental Nutrition Programs, and Prenatal PM2.5 on Birthweight. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 10 28; 16(21).View Related Profiles. PMID: 31661898
     
  7. Huang K, Bi J, Meng X, Geng G, Lyapustin A, Lane KJ, Gu D, Kinney PL, Liu Y. Estimating daily PM2.5 concentrations in New York City at the neighborhood-scale: Implications for integrating non-regulatory measurements. Sci Total Environ. 2019 Dec 20; 697:134094.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32380602
     
  8. Yitshak-Sade M, James P, Kloog I, Hart JE, Schwartz JD, Laden F, Lane KJ, Fabian MP, Fong KC, Zanobetti A. Neighborhood Greenness Attenuates the Adverse Effect of PM2.5 on Cardiovascular Mortality in Neighborhoods of Lower Socioeconomic Status. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 03 06; 16(5).View Related Profiles. PMID: 30845676
     
  9. Thanikachalam M, Fuller CH, Lane KJ, Sunderarajan J, Harivanzan V, Brugge D, Thanikachalam S. Urban environment as an independent predictor of insulin resistance in a South Asian population. Int J Health Geogr. 2019 02 12; 18(1):5. PMID: 30755210
     
  10. Song H, Lane KJ, Kim H, Kim H, Byun G, Le M, Choi Y, Park CR, Lee JT. Association between Urban Greenness and Depressive Symptoms: Evaluation of Greenness Using Various Indicators. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 01 09; 16(2). PMID: 30634488; DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16020173;
     
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