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 focuses 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 conducts research with 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 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 I have collaborated with researchers to examine these associations in the United States, South Korea and India. Dr. Lane also conducts resaerch 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




Developing exposure-response relationships for cardio-respiratory health risks and household air pollution in rural communities of Tamil Nadu, India
10/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 (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. Lane KJ, Stokes EC, Seto KC, Thanikachalam S, Thanikachalam M, Bell ML. Associations between Greenness, Impervious Surface Area, and Nighttime Lights on Biomarkers of Vascular Aging in Chennai, India. Environ Health Perspect. 2017 Aug 02; 125(8):087003. PMID: 28886599.
     
  2. Li Y, Lane KJ, Corlin L, Patton AP, Durant JL, Thanikachalam M, Woodin M, Wang M, Brugge D. Association of Long-Term Near-Highway Exposure to Ultrafine Particles with Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes and Hypertension. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Apr 26; 14(5). PMID: 28445425.
     
  3. Son JY, Lane KJ, Lee JT, Bell ML. Urban vegetation and heat-related mortality in Seoul, Korea. Environ Res. 2016 Nov; 151:728-733. PMID: 27644031; DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.09.001;.
     
  4. Lane KJ, Levy JI, Scammell MK, Peters JL, Patton AP, Reisner E, Lowe L, Zamore W, Durant JL, Brugge D. Association of modeled long-term personal exposure to ultrafine particles with inflammatory and coagulation biomarkers. Environ Int. 2016 Jul-Aug; 92-93:173-82.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27107222; PMCID: PMC4902720; DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2016.03.013;.
     
  5. Lane KJ, Levy JI, Scammell MK, Patton AP, Durant JL, Mwamburi M, Zamore W, Brugge D. Effect of time-activity adjustment on exposure assessment for traffic-related ultrafine particles. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2015 Sep-Oct; 25(5):506-16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25827314; PMCID: PMC4542140; DOI: 10.1038/jes.2015.11;.
     
  6. Brugge D, Lane K, Padró-Martínez LT, Stewart A, Hoesterey K, Weiss D, Wang DD, Levy JI, Patton AP, Zamore W, Mwamburi M. Highway proximity associated with cardiovascular disease risk: the influence of individual-level confounders and exposure misclassification. Environ Health. 2013; 12(1):84.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24090339; PMCID: PMC3907023; DOI: 10.1186/1476-069X-12-84;.
     
  7. Wu CD, MacNaughton P, Melly S, Lane K, Adamkiewicz G, Durant JL, Brugge D, Spengler JD. Mapping the vertical distribution of population and particulate air pollution in a near-highway urban neighborhood: implications for exposure assessment. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2014 May-Jun; 24(3):297-304. PMID: 24084758; PMCID: PMC4530626; DOI: 10.1038/jes.2013.64;.
     
  8. Lane KJ, Kangsen Scammell M, Levy JI, Fuller CH, Parambi R, Zamore W, Mwamburi M, Brugge D. Positional error and time-activity patterns in near-highway proximity studies: an exposure misclassification analysis. Environ Health. 2013; 12(1):75.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24010639; PMCID: PMC3907019; DOI: 10.1186/1476-069X-12-75;.
     
  9. Fuller CH, Brugge D, Williams PL, Mittleman MA, Lane K, Durant JL, Spengler JD. Indoor and outdoor measurements of particle number concentration in near-highway homes. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2013 Sep-Oct; 23(5):506-12. PMID: 23321863; DOI: 10.1038/jes.2012.116;.
     
  10. Brugge D, Lane KJ, Stewart A, Tai AK, Woodin M. Highway proximity associations with blood markers of inflammation: evidence for a role for IL-1ß. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2013; 76(3):201-5. PMID: 23356649; PMCID: PMC4517179; DOI: 10.1080/15287394.2013.752325;.
     
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