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Mission

The mission of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and Air Pollution is to understand the relationship between air pollution exposures (especially fine particulate matter and traffic-related air pollutants) and progression of subclinical atherosclerosis and incidence of clinical cardiovascular disease over time.

Funding Information:

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2004-2014.
Health Effects Institute.
National Institutes of Health National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).

Reporting Structure:

Dave Kalman, Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Related UW Entities:

School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology,
School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Department of Biostatistics,
College of Engineering, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering,
College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Statistics, Department of Geography

Center Details

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Director: Kaufman, Joel
Location: 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 302
Seattle, WA 98105
Year Started: 2004
Administrator / Program Manager: Curl, Cynthia
Administering College/School: School of Public Health 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences 
Faculty Involvement: 15