We are the Laboratory for Environmental Assessment and Population Health (LEAPH)

We aim to understand how health disparities arise from environmental conditions. To do this, we specialize in 1) environmental assessment and 2) epidemiology. Ultimately, we seek to inform decision-making to improve health and well-being, and to promote environmental justice.

For more details, see the Research page.

We are based in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. LEAPH was established in 2022 in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Dalhousie University.

We are grateful for funding from Research Nova Scotia New Health Investigator Grant and the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.


5 June 2024

Tsz Kin presented his work on nitrogen dioxide at HAQAST 2024!

21 May 2024

Kelvin wins Research Innovation Award from GWSPH to advance green space assessment in epidemiology.

10 April 2024

Tsz Kin successfully defends his MSc proposal. Congrats!

14 February 2024

New paper co-authored by Kelvin Fong on Satellite Data for Environmental Justice!

8 January 2024

LEAPH moves to George Washington University in Washington, DC!

28 August 2023

BSc Honours student Aline has graduated and just started her MPH at Yale! Congrats and good luck, Aline!

11 July 2023

Congrats to Alex Del Favero-Campbell for winning the Scotia Scholar Doctoral Award!

28 June 2023

We attended and Kelvin Fong gave a plenary on the future of epidemiology and biostatistics research at the CSEB 2023 Conference in Halifax.

22 June 2023

We attended and presented at the inaugural ISEE-NAC Conference!

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