Researcher: Prof. Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, PhD

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Prof. Nieuwenhuijsen has a PhD in Occupational Hygiene/Epidemiology and BSc/MSc in Environmental Science. He currently works as a Research Professor at ISGlobal, formerly the Centre for Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Barcelona; Professorial fellow, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia; and Director of the Urban Planning, Environment and Health Initiative, and Director of the Air pollution and Urban Environment Programme at Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona (ISGlobal), Barcelona, Spain. Since 2023, he is a Leading Researcher (R4) at Research Group “Health and Quality of Life in a Green and Sustainable Environment”, Strategic Research and Innovation Program for the Development of MU - Plovdiv (SRIPD - MUP). Prof. Nieuwenhuijsen is Editor in Chief of Environment International.
Prof. Nieuwenhuijsen has led and participated in multiple international projects in the field, including TAPAS (active transportation and health), PHENOTYPE (green space and health), ESCAPE (air pollution and health), HELIX (exposome and health), EXPOsOMICs (exposome and health), PASTA (active transportation and health), iMAP (Urban environment and cognition), BlueHealth (Bluespace and health), Lifecycle (Birth cohorts) and CitiesHealth (Citizen science and health) studies. In 2018, he was awarded the ISEE John Goldsmith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Epidemiology. He is among the 1% most cited scientists in the world. He is an authority in Europe on environmental health impact assessment studies and engaging local authorities in the discourse on healthy urban planning. He has more than 600 publications, h-index of over 100, and over 41 000 citations in Scopus/Web of Science.