Air monitoring.

The Air Monitoring Team is designing, building, and installing air quality sensors and analyzing findings from the sensors.

Michelle King

Michelle King

Executive Administrator Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District, Louisville Metro Government

Pradeep Prathibha

Air Monitoring Washington University in St. Louis
Rick Strehl

Rick Strehl

Field Data Technician University of Louisville
Jason Su

Jason Su

Associate Researcher, School of Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences Berkeley
Jay R. Turner D.Sc.

Jay R. Turner, D.Sc.

Professor of Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering Washington University in St. Louis
Dr. Max Zhang

Dr. Max Zhang

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Cornell University

Greening.

The Greening Team plans and coordinates the planting of thousands of trees, shrubs, and grasses to create a robust and sustainable ecosystem maximized to remove air pollution.

Brent Bucknum

Brent Bucknum

Founder Hyphae Design Laboratory

Chris Chandler

Director Urban Conservation in Kentucky | The Nature Conservancy
Ivan Heitmann

Ivan Heitmann

Landscape Designer Hyphae Design Laboratory
Patrick Piuma

Patrick Piuma

Urban Designer Hyphae Design Laboratory
Cindi Sullivan

Cindi Sullivan

Executive Director Trees Louisville
Erin Thompson

Erin Thompson

Supervisor Division of Community Forestry, Louisville Metro Government

Kedrick Stanfield

Executive Director Louisville Grows

Geography and GIS.

The Geography and GIS Team designs the study, maps neighborhood changes, and creates models for other teams.

Matt Browning

Matthew Browning

Assistant Professor, College of Applied Health Sciences University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Daniel Fleischer aka Fletch

“Fletch” Daniel Fleischer

Ecosystem Engineer Hyphae Design Laboratory
Dan Riggs

Dan Riggs

Biostatistician, Center for Diabetes and Obesity Research University of Louisville
Dr. Jeff Wilson

Dr. Jeff Wilson

Professor and Chair, Department of Geography Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis
Ray Yeager

Dr. Ray Yeager

Research Associate, Center for Diabetes and Obesity Research University of Louisville

Medical evaluation.

The Medical Evaluation Team will recruit neighborhood residents to participate in the HEAL Study to measure baseline and post-intervention health, social cohesion, and disease risk.

Dr. Rachel Keith

Dr. Rachel Keith

Assistant Professor, School of Medicine University of Louisville
Jessica Nystoriak

Jessica Nystoriak

Clinical Research Coordinator, Center for Diabetes and Obesity Research University of Louisville
Tabitha Wilson

Tabitha Wilson

Clinical Trials Coordinator, Center for Diabetes and Obesity Research University of Louisville

Community engagement.

The Community Engagement Team interacts with community members from the Green Heart Study area to create a feedback loop between researchers and the community.

Delana Gilkey

Delana Gilkey

Graduate Research Assistant
Dr. Joy Hart

Dr. Joy Hart

Professor, Department of Communication University of Louisville
Jack Pfeiffer

Jack Pfeiffer

Graduate Research Assistant
Lindsay Tompkins

Lindsay Tompkins

Graduate Research Associate
Dr. Kandi Walker

Dr. Kandi Walker

Professor, Department of Communication University of Louisville
Lindsey Wood

Lindsey Wood

Graduate Research Assistant
Austin Zachary

Austin Zachary

Graduate Research Assistant

Study development.

The Study Development Team provides leadership and manages daily operations for Green Heart activities and project teams.

Linda Danna

Linda Danna

Director of Development University of Louisville

Lauren Anderson

Program Manager, Center for Healthy Air, Water, and Soil Envirome Institute, University of Louisville
Aruni Bhatnagar

Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar

Director, Center for Diabetes and Obesity Research; Professor of Medicine University of Louisville
Lori Clark

Lori Clark

Project Coordinator, Center for Diabetes and Obesity Research University of Louisville

Dr. Tim O’Toole

Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine University of Louisville
Dr. Shesh Rai

Dr. Shesh Rai

Professor, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics; Director, Biostatistics Shared Facility at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville
Ted Smith

Dr. Ted Smith

Director, Center for Healthy Air, Water, and Soil Envirome Institute, University of Louisville
Sanjay Srivastava

Dr. Sanjay Srivastava

Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine University of Louisville