Jane E. Clougherty is a Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health. She completed her doctorate and post-doctoral training at the Harvard School of Public Health, and previously served as Senior Research Scientist at New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and Assistant Professor and Director of Exposure Science at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Her work focuses on combined effects of chronic psychosocial stressors (e.g., violence) and environmental exposures (e.g.., air pollution, heat) on urban health. She has served as PI or Multiple-PI on many studies of the synergistic health effects of stressors and pollution, including a recent Health Effects Institute (HEI)-funded study on urban stressors (i.e., violence) and pollution on cardiovascular events, a current R01 on extreme temperature events and children’s health, emphasizing social susceptibility and medical fragility; an EPA STAR grant on community assets and resilience to heat impacts on child health; and an NIH R21 on community-based air toxics monitoring in South Philadelphia.
Dr. Clougherty currently serves as Chair of the Dornsife Executive Committee of the Faculty (ECF), and Director of the PhD program in EOH. She has served on the board of the International Society for Exposure Science (ISES), as an Associate Editor or Editorial Board Member for several prominent journals, is a member of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), and was awarded the ISES Sally Liu Award for an Outstanding New Investigator in 2012.