Research seminar: November 4, 2022

Associations between aircraft noise and chronic disease risk factors

November 4, 2022

This presentation considers the relationship between aircraft noise, a common type of transportation noise exposure, and chronic disease risk factors. Bozigar will provide information on his research that includes sleep and adiposity among participants in the Nurses’ Health Studies who lived around 90 major US airports.

Matthew Bozigar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
Oregon State University

Bozigar earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the California Polytechnic State University, an MA in Geography from the University of North Carolina, a PhD in Epidemiology at the Medical University of South Carolina, and post-doctorate work at Boston University School of Public Health.

Matt is a public health professional with interdisciplinary expertise, including environmental health, epidemiology, biostatistics, geography, spatio-temporal methods, health disparities, and civil and environmental engineering.