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The Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment

The Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment (CHIA) is an open access online journal which strives to give expression to health impact assessment research and scholarship to serve public health and planning professionals. The first issue was published in 2016. SOPHIA members receive a discount when submitting an article. If you are interested in submitting an article or becoming a peer reviewer for this new HIA journal, please contact Cindy Stone,  Journal Editor at

HIA Publications Since 2001

The following is a list of scholarly HIA articles and books by US authors compiled by Andrew Dannenberg. We are interested in expanding the list to include articles by non-US authors. Please contact us with suggestions for additions to this list.

Years: 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2001



Bever E, Arnold KT, Lindberg R, Dannenberg AL, Morley R, Breysse J, Pollack Porter KM. Use of health impact assessments in the housing sector to promote health in the United States, 2002-2016. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. 2021; Volume 36, Online first


Johnson S, Haney J, Cairone L, Huskey C, Kheirbek I. Assessing air quality and public health benefits of New York City's climate action plansEnvironmental Science and Technology. 2020;54(16):9804-9813.

Kondo MC, Mueller N, Locke DH, Roman LA, Rojas-Rueda D, Schinasi LH, Gascon M, Nieuwenhuijsen MJHealth impact assessment of Philadelphia’s 2025 tree canopy cover goalsLancet Planetary Health 2020; 4: e149–e157.

Korfmacher KS. Promoting health equity through the built environment in Duluth, MN: external resources and local evolution toward health in all policiesChronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 2020; 5(1):1-15.

Packer JM, Belvedere LM, Dannenberg AL, Barnes MD. Review of health impact assessments informing alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana prevention and control policiesJournal of Drug Abuse 2020;6(3):2.

Petteway RJ. Cosgrove S. Health impact assessment and city council policy: identifying opportunities to address localsocial determinants of health & place-health relationships, 10 years laterChronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 2020; 5(1):1-18.

Rogerson B, Lindberg R, Baum F, Dora C, Haigh F, Simoncelli AM, Parry Williams L, Peralta G, Pollack Porter KM, Solar O. Recent advances in health impact assessment and Health in All Policies implementation: lessons from an international convening in Barcelona. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020;17(21):E7714.

Stone C, Bochenek A, Redenz A, Hansotte E. Methods to conduct a health impact assessment learning collaborative.

Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 2020; 5(1).

Thondoo M, De Vries DH, Rojas-Rueda D,Ramlakam YD, VergliehriE, Gupta J, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ. Framework for participatory quantitative health impact assessment in low- and middle-income countriesInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health2020, 17, 7688

Thondoo M, Rojas-Rueda D, de Vries D, Naraynen N, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Gupta J. Data for a city-level health impact assessment of urban transport in Mauritius. Data Brief. 2020;34:106658.


Baskin-Graves L, Mullen H, Aber A, Sinisterra J, Ayub K, Amaya-Fuentes R, Wilson S. Rapid health impact assessment of a proposed poultry processing plant in Millsboro, Delaware. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019;16(18):3429. doi:10.3390/ijerph16183429.

Cole BL, MacLeod KE, Spriggs R. Health impact assessment of transportation projects and policies: living up to aims of advancing population health and health equity? Annual Review of Public Health. 2019;40:305-318. https://doi: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-040617-013836.

Dannenberg AL, Rogerson B, Rudolph L. Optimizing the health co-benefits of climate change policies using health impact assessmentJournal of Public Health Policy. 2019.

Labonté R, Crosbie E, Gleeson D, McNamara C. USMCA (NAFTA 2.0): tightening the constraints on the right to regulate for public health. Global Health. 2019;15(1):35.

Martenies SE, Akherati A, Jathar S, Magzamen S. Health and environmental justice implications of retiring two coal-fired power plants in the southern front range region of Colorado. Geohealth. 2019;3(9):266–283. https://doi:10.1029/2019GH000206

Pathak S, Low DM, Swint JM. Trends in the implementation of health impact assessments in the United States: exploring the role of educational attainment, poverty, and government ideology. Journal of Public Health, 2019.

Pollack Porter KM, Lindberg R, McInnis-Simoncelli A. Considering health and health disparities during state policy formulation: examining Washington state Health Impact Reviews. BMC Public Health. 2019;19(1):862.

Thondoo M, Rojas-Rueda D, Gupta J, de Vries DH, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ. Systematic literature review of health impact assessments in low and middle-income countries. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019;16(11).


Jiang X, Yoo EHThe importance of spatial resolutions of Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) models on health impact assessment. Science of the Total Environment. 2018;627:1528-1543. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.228.

Koehler K, Latshaw M, Matte T, Kass D, Frumkin H, Fox M, Hobbs BF, Wills-Karp M, Burke TA. Building healthy community environments: a public health approach. Public Health Reports. 2018;133(1_suppl):35S-43S.

Lowerie KW, Von Hagen LA. HIA Training for professionals: how a university-based center can help to build awareness and capacityChronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 2018; 3(2): 27-48.

Nkyekyer EW, Dannenberg AL. Use and effectiveness of health impact assessment in the energy and natural resources sector in the United States, 2007–2016. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal. 2018; 37: 17-32.

Quattrone W, Callahan M, Brown S, Lin T, Pina J. Health impact assessment: an information needs analysis of HIA practitioners across sectors. Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 2018; 3(2): 15-26.

Ravi V, Vaughan JK, Wolcott MP, Lamb BK. Impacts of prescribed fires and benefits from their reduction for air quality, health and visibility in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Journal of the Air &Waste Management Association. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1080/10962247.2018.1526721.

Sacks JD, Lloyd JM, Zhu Y, Anderton J, Jang CJ, Hubbell B, Fann N. The Environmental Benefits Mapping and Analysis Program - Community Edition (BenMAP-CE): A tool to estimate the health and economic benefits of reducing air pollution.
Environmental Modeling & Software. 2018 Feb 11;104:118-129.

Sohn EK, Stein LJ, Wolpoff A, Lindberg R, Baum A, McInnis-Simoncelli A, Pollack KM. Avenues of influence: the relationship between health impact assessment and determinants of health and health equity. Journal of Urban Health. 2018 Oct;95(5):754-764. doi: 10.1007/s11524-018-0263-5.

Sutherland S. The Simon/Tanger Outlet Mall Health Impact Assessment: resulting in active transportation through community connectivityChronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 2018; 3(2): 4-14.

Tétreault LF, Eluru N, Hatzopoulou M, Morency P, Plante C, Morency C, Reynaud F, Shekarrizfard M, Shamsunnahar Y, Faghih Imani A, Drouin L, Pelletier A, Goudreau S, Tessier F, Gauvin L, Smargiassi A. Estimating the health benefits of planned public transit investments in Montreal. Environmental Research. 2018 Jan; 160:412-419. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2017.10.025.

Waimberg J, Cloud LK, Campbell AT, Lindberg R, Porter KPTracking state-level health impact assessment legislation from 2012-2016. Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 2018. 3(1):1-10

Yazel-Smith L, Merkley A, Danek R, Stone CL.Expanding the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: a health impact assessmentChronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 2018. 3(1):37-49


Chen H, Searles JS. Health considerations in regulating marijuana in Vermont. Preventive Medicine. 2017 Jun 8. pii: S0091-7435(17)30208-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.06.004. 

Cowling K, Lindberg R, Dannenberg AL, Neff RA, Pollack K. Review of health impact assessments informing agriculture, food, and nutrition policies, programs, and projects in the United States. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. In press, 2017.

Del Rio M, Hargrove WL, Tomaka J, Korc M. Transportation matters: a health impact assessment in rural New Mexico. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017, 14(6), 629; doi:10.3390/ijerph14060629.

Drewry J, Shandro J, Winkler MS. The extractive industry in Latin America and the Caribbean: health impact assessment as an opportunity for the health authority. International Journal of Public Health. 2017; 62(2):253-262. doi: 10.1007/s00038-016-0860-6.

Gase LN, DeFosset A, Gakh M, Harris EC, Weisman SR, Dannenberg AL. Review of education-focused health impact assessments conducted in the United States. Journal of School Health. In press, 2017.

Hom E, Dannenberg AL, Farquhar S, Thornhill L. A systematic review of health impact assessments in the criminal justice system. American Journal of Criminal Justice. 2017.

Pharr J, Gakh M, Coughenour C, Clark S. Health impact assessment as an instrument to examine the health implications of education policies. Public Health. 2017 Apr;145:83-92. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2016.12.021. Epub 2017 Jan 20.


Baum FE, Sanders DM, Fisher M, Anaf J, Freudenberg N, Friel S, Labonté R, London L, Monteiro C, Scott-Samuel A, Sen A. Assessing the health impact of transnational corporations: its importance and a framework. Global Health. 2016 Jun 15;12(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s12992-016-0164-x.

Bias TK, Abildso CG. Measuring policy and related effects of a health impact assessment related to connectivity. Preventive Medicine. 2016 Aug 7. pii: S0091-7435(16)30213-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.08.007.

Dannenberg AL. Effectiveness of Health Impact Assessments: A Synthesis of Data From Five Impact Evaluation Reports. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2016;13:150559. DOI:

Dannenberg AL. A brief history of health impact assessment in the United States. Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 1(1), 2016.

Farhang L, Heller J. Advocacy in HIA: increasing our effectiveness and relevance as practitioners to address health, equity, and democracy. Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 1(1), 2016.

Goff N, Wyss K, Wendel A, Jarris P. Implementing health impact assessment programs in state health agencies: lessons learned from pilot programs, 2009-2011. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice . 2016 Nov-Dec;22(6):E8-E13.

Hirono K, Haigh F, Gleeson D, Harris P, Thow AM, Friel S. Is health impact assessment useful in the context of trade negotiations? A case study of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. BMJ Open. 2016 Apr 4;6(4):e010339. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010339.

Iroz-Elardo N, McGrath MM. Social learning through stakeholder engagement: new pathways from participation to health equity in U.S. West Coast HIA. Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 1(1), 2016.

Mansfield TJ, Gibson JM. Estimating active transportation behaviors to support health impact assessment in the United States. Frontiers in Public Health. 2016 May 2;4:63. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00063. eCollection 2016.

Dannenberg AL. Effectiveness of Health Impact Assessments: A Synthesis of Data From Five Impact Evaluation Reports. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2016;13:150559. DOI:

Morley R, Lindberg R, Rogerson B, Bever E, Pollack KM. Seven years in the field of health impact assessment: taking stock and future directions. Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment. 1(1), 2016.

Sokolow S, Godwin H, Cole BL. Impacts of urban water conservation strategies on energy, greenhouse gas emissions, and health: Southern California as a case study. American Journal of Public Health. 2016 May;106(5):941-8. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303053.


Bourcier E, Charbonneau D, Cahill C, Dannenberg AL. An evaluation of health impact assessments in the United States, 2011–2014. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2015;12:140376.

Chart-Asa C, Gibson JM. Health impact assessment of traffic-related air pollution at the urban project scale: Influence of variability and uncertainty. Science of the Total Environment. 2015; 506-507:409-421.

Haigh F, Harris E, Harris-Roxas B, Baum F, Dannenberg AL, Harris MF, Keleher H, Kemp L, Morgan R, Chok HN, Spickett J. What makes health impact assessments successful? Factors contributing to effectiveness in Australia and New Zealand. BMC Public Health. 2015; 15:1009.

Hargrove WL, Juárez-Carillo PM, Korc M. Healthy Vinton: a health impact assessment focused on water and sanitation in a small rural town on the US-Mexico border. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2015; 12(4):3864-3888.

Iroz-Elardo N. Health impact assessment as community participation. Community Development Journal. 2015; 50(2): 280-295.

Klein EG, Keller B, Hood N, Holtzen H. Affordable housing and health: a health impact assessment on physical inspection frequency. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2015; 21(4):368-374.

Korfmacher KS, Aviles K, Cummings B, Daniell W, Erdmann J, Garrison V. Health Impact Assessment of Urban Waterway Decisions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015; 12(1):300-321.

Mansfield TJ, MacDonald Gibson J. Health impacts of increased physical activity from changes in transportation infrastructure: quantitative estimates for three communities. Biomed Research International. 2015; 2015:812325. doi: 10.1155/2015/812325.

Pollack KM, Dannenberg AL, Botchwey ND, Stone CL, Seto E. Developing a model curriculum for a university course in health impact assessment in the USA. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal. 2015; 33(1):80-85.

Salcito K, Utzinger J, Krieger GR, Wielga M, Singer BH, Winkler MS, Weiss MG. Experience and lessons from health impact assessment for human rights impact assessment. BMC International Health and Human Rights. 2015; 15: 24. doi: 10.1186/s12914-015-0062-y.

Schuchter J, Rutt C, Satariano WA, Seto E. Building capacity for health impact assessment: training outcomes from the United States. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 2015; 50:190–195.

Whitfield GP, Wendel AM. Modeling health impacts of the transportation built environment: challenges and opportunities. Journal of Environmental Health. 2015 Mar; 77(7):36-37. 


Dannenberg AL, Ricklin A, Ross CL, Schwartz M, West J, White S, Wier ML. Use of health impact assessment for transportation planning: importance of transportation agency involvement in the process. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2014; 2452:71-80.

Gase LN, Kuo T, Teutsch S, Fielding JE. Estimating the costs and benefits of providing free public transit passes to students in Los Angeles County: lessons learned in applying a health lens to decision-making. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2014; 11(11):11384-11397.

Heller J, Givens ML, Yuen TK, Gould S, Jandu MB, Bourcier E, Choi T. Advancing efforts to achieve health equity: equity metrics for health impact assessment practice. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2014; 11(11):11054-11064.

Heller J, Satinsky S, Lucky J, Dennison B. Where health, planning, and community empowerment meet: a rapid health impact assessment model and its application in Los Angeles. Critical Planning: A Journal of the UCLA Department of Urban Planning. Fall 2014. 21: 65–81.

James P, Ito K, Banay RF, Buonocore JJ, Wood B, Arcaya MC. A health impact assessment of a proposed bill to decrease speed limits on local roads in Massachusetts. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2014;11(10):10269-10291.

James P, Ito K, Buonocore JJ, Levy JI, Arcaya MC. A health impact assessment of proposed public transportation service cuts and fare increases in Boston, Massachusetts. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2014; 11:8010-8024; doi:10.3390/ijerph110808010.

Jennings JM, Milam AJ, Greiner A, Furr-Holden CD, Curriero FC, Thornton RJ. Neighborhood alcohol outlets and the association with violent crime in one mid-Atlantic city: the implications for zoning policy. Journal of Urban Health. 2014; 91(1):62-71.

Jones J, Nix NA, Snyder EH. Local perspectives of the ability of HIA stakeholder engagement to capture and reflect factors that impact Alaska Native health. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 2014 Jun 3;73. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v73.24411.

Khetani M, Marley J, Baker M, Albrecht E, Bedell G, Coster W, Anaby D, Law M. Validity of the Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth (PEM-CY) for health impact assessment in sustainable development projects. Disability and Health Journal. 2014; 7(2):226-35.

MacNaughton G, Forman L. The value of mainstreaming human rights into health impact assessment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2014; 11(10):10076-10090.

Pollack KM, Givens ML, Tung GJ. Using health impact assessments to advance the field of injury and violence prevention. Injury Prevention. 2014 Apr; 20(2):145-146.

Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Institute of Medicine. Health impact assessment of shale gas extraction: workshop summary. Washington DC: National Academies Press (US); 2014 Dec.

Schuchter J, Bhatia R, Corburn J, Seto E. Health impact assessment in the United States: Has practice followed standards? Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 2014; 47:47-53.

Sheffield P, Rowe M, Agu D, Rodríguez L, Avilés K. Health impact assessments for environmental restoration: the case of Caño Martín Peña. Annals of Global Health. 2014 Jul-Aug; 80(4):296-302.


Anderson PJ, Yoder S, Fogels E, Krieger G, McLaughlin J. The State of Alaska’s early experience with institutionalization of health impact assessment. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 2013 Aug:5;72.

Haggerty B, Melnick A. Translating research to policy through health impact assessment in Clark County, Washington: a commentary to accompany the Active Living Research Supplement to Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2013; 45 Suppl 1:S6-8.

Haigh F, Baum F, Dannenberg AL, Harris MF, Harris-Roxas B, Keleher H, Kemp L, Morgan R, Ng Chok H, Spickett J, Harris E. The effectiveness of health impact assessment in influencing decision-making in Australia and New Zealand 2005–2009. BMC Public Health. 2013; 13:1188.

Harris E, Haigh F, Ng Chok H, Baum F, Harris-Roxas B, Kemp L, Spickett J, Keleher H, Morgan R, Harris M, Wendel A, Dannenberg AL. Characteristics of health impact assessments reported in Australia and New Zealand between 2005 and 2009. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. On line. 2013.

Johnson Thornton RL, Greiner A, Fichtenberg CM, Feingold BJ, Ellen JM, Jennings JM. Achieving a healthy zoning policy in Baltimore: results of a health impact assessment of the TransForm Baltimore zoning code rewrite. Public Health Reports. 2013; 128(suppl 3):87-103.

Suther E, Sandel M. Health impact assessments. Rhode Island Medical Journal. 2013; 96(7):27-30.

Winkler MS, Krieger GR, Divall MJ, Cissé G, Wielga M, Singer BH, Tanner M, Utzinger J. Untapped potential of health impact assessment. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2013; 91(4):298-305.

Witter RZ, McKenzie L, Stinson KE, Scott K, Newman LS, Adgate J. The use of health impact assessment for a community undergoing natural gas development. American Journal of Public Health. 2013; 103(6):1002-1010.

Yuen TK, Payne-Sturges DC. Using health impact assessment to integrate environmental justice into federal environmental regulatory analysis. New Solutions. 2013, 23(3):1-28.


Gottlieb LM, Fielding JE, Braveman PA. Health impact assessment: necessary but not sufficient for healthy public policy. Public Health Reports. 2012; 127(2):156-162.

Harris-Roxas B, Viliani F, Bond A, Cave B, Divall M, Furu P, Harris P, Soeberg M, Wernham A, Winkler M. Health impact assessment: the state of the art. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 2012; 30:1, 43-52.

Hebert KA, Wendel AM, Kennedy SK, Dannenberg AL. Health impact assessment: a comparison of 45 local, national, and international guidelines. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 2012; 34:74-82.

Hebert KA. Health impact assessments in North Carolina: promoting public health through informed decisions. North Carolina Medical Journal. 2012; 73(4):297-300. 

Hoehner CM, Rios J, Garmendia C, Baldwin S, Kelly CM, Knights DM, Lesorogol C, McClendon GG, Tranel M. Page Avenue health impact assessment: building on diverse partnerships and evidence to promote a healthy community. Health and Place. 2012; 18(1):85-95.

Maclennan CF, Ghosh TS, Juliusson L, Vogt RL, Boehmer TK. Derby district redevelopment in Colorado: case study on the health impact assessment process. Journal of Environmental Health. 2012; 75(1):8-13.

Maire N, Winkler MS, Krieger GR, Divall MJ, Singer BH, Utzinger J. Health impact assessment of industrial development projects: a spatio-temporal visualization. Geospatial Health. 2012; 6(2):299-301.

Negev M, Levine H, Davidovitch N, Bhatia R, Mindell J. Integration of health and environment through health impact assessment: Cases from three continents. Environmental Research. 2012; 114:60-67.

Perdue LA, Michael YL, Harris C, Heller J, Livingston C, Rader M, Goff NM. Rapid health impact assessment of policies to reduce vehicle miles traveled in Oregon. Public Health. 2012; 126(12):1063-1071.

Richardson MJ, English P, Rudolph L. A health impact assessment of California’s proposed cap-and-trade regulations. American Journal of Public Health. 2012; 102(9):e52-e58.

Ross CL, Leone de Nie K, Dannenberg AL, Beck LF, Marcus MJ, Barringer J. Health Impact Assessment of the Atlanta BeltLine. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2012; 42(3):203-213.

Todman LC, Hricisak LM, Fay JE, Taylor JS. Mental health impact assessment: population mental health in Englewood, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal. 2012; 30(2):116-123.

Wendel AM. Establishing the practice of health impact assessment in the United States. Journal of Environmental Health. 2012; 75(1):32-33.


Bhatia R, Corburn J. Lessons from San Francisco: health impact assessments have advanced political conditions for improving population health. Health Affairs (Millwood). 2011; 30(12):2410-2418.

Bhatia R, Seto E. Quantitative estimation in Health Impact Assessment: Opportunities and challenges. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 2011; 31(3): 301-309. 

Gase LN, Kuo T, Dunet D, Schmidt SM, Simon PA, Fielding JE. Estimating the potential health impact and costs of implementing a local policy for food procurement to reduce the consumption of sodium in the county of Los Angeles. American Journal of Public Health. 2011; 101(8):1501-1507.

Gilhuly K, Purciel M, Farhang L, Lucky J, Harris EC, Heller J, Seto EYW. Using health impact assessment in community development to improve air quality and public health. Community Development. 2011; 42(2): 193–207.

National Research Council Committee on Health Impact Assessment. Improving Health in the United States: The Role of Health Impact Assessment. Washington DC: National Academies Press; 2011.

de Nazelle A, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Antó JM, Brauer M, Briggs D, Braun-Fahrlander C, Cavill N, Cooper AR, Desqueyroux H, Fruin S, Hoek G, Panis LI, Janssen N, Jerrett M, Joffe M, Andersen ZJ, van Kempen E, Kingham S, Kubesch N, Leyden KM, Marshall JD, Matamala J, Mellios G, Mendez M, Nassif H, Ogilvie D, Peiró R, Pérez K, Rabl A, Ragettli M, Rodríguez D, Rojas D, Ruiz P, Sallis JF, Terwoert J, Toussaint JF, Tuomisto J, Zuurbier M, Lebret E. Improving health through policies that promote active travel: a review of evidence to support integrated health impact assessment. Environment International. 2011; 37(4):766-777.

Rajotte BR, Ross CL, Ekechi CO, Cadet VN. Health in All Policies: addressing the legal and policy foundations of Health Impact Assessment. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 2011; 39 Suppl 1:27-29.

Slotterback CS, Forsyth A, Krizek KJ, Johnson A, Pennucci A. Testing three health impact assessment tools in planning: A process evaluation. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 2011; 31(2): 144-153. 

Tamburrini A, Gilhuly K, Harris-Roxas B. Enhancing benefits in health impact assessment through stakeholder consultation. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 2011; 29(3):195-204.

Wernham A. Health impact assessments are needed in decision making about environmental and land-use policy. Health Affairs (Millwood). 2011; 30(5):947-956.


Bhatia R, Seto E. Quantitative estimation in Health Impact Assessment: Opportunities and challenges. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 2010; 31(3):301-309.

Forsyth A, Slotterback CS, Krizek K. Health impact assessment in planning: Development of the Design for Health HIA tools. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 2010; 30(1): 42-51. 

Forsyth A, Slotterback CS, Krizek K. Health impact assessment (HIA) for planners: What tools are useful? Journal of Planning Literature. 2010; 24(3):231-245. 

Krieger GR, Utzinger J, Winkler MS, Divall MJ, Phillips SD, Balge MZ, Singer BH. Barbarians at the gate: storming the Gothenburg consensus. Lancet. 2010 Jun 19; 375(9732):2129-2131.

Lhachimi SK, Nusselder WJ, Boshuizen HC, Mackenbach JP. Standard tool for quantification in health impact assessment: a review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2010; 38(1):78-84. (US journal but no US author)


Collins J, Koplan JP. Health impact assessment: a step toward health in all policies. JAMA. 2009; 302(3):315-317. 

Harris EC, Lindsay A, Heller JC, Gilhuly K, Williams M, Cox B, Rice J. Humboldt County General Plan Update Health Impact Assessment: A Case Study. Environmental Justice. 2009; 2(3): 127-134.

Kuo T, Jarosz CJ, Simon P, Fielding JE. Menu labeling as a potential strategy for combating the obesity epidemic: a health impact assessment. American Journal of Public Health. 2009; 99(9):1680-1686.

Wier M, Sciammas C, Seto E, Bhatia R, Rivard T. Health, traffic, and environmental justice: collaborative research and community action in San Francisco, California. American Journal of Public Health. 2009; 99 Suppl 3:S499-S504.  

Wier M, Weintraub J, Humphreys EH, Seto E, Bhatia R. An area-level model of vehicle-pedestrian injury collisions with implications for land use and transportation planning. Accident Analysis and Prevention. 2009; 41(1):137-145.


Bhatia R, Wernham A. Integrating human health into environmental impact assessment: an unrealized opportunity for environmental health and justice. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2008; 116(8):991-1000.

Dannenberg AL, Bhatia R, Cole BL, Heaton SK, Feldman JD, Rutt CD. Use of health impact assessment in the U.S.: 27 case studies, 1999-2007. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2008; 34(3):241-256.

Erlanger TE, Krieger GR, Singer BH, Utzinger J. The 6/94 gap in health impact assessment. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 2008; 28(4-5) 349-358.

Farhang L, Bhatia R, Scully CC, Corburn J, Gaydos M, Malekafzali S. Creating tools for healthy development: case study of San Francisco’s Eastern Neighborhoods Community Health Impact Assessment. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2008; 14(3):255-265.

Patz J, Campbell-Lendrum D, Gibbs H, Woodruff R. Health impact assessment of global climate change: expanding on comparative risk assessment approaches for policy making. Annual Review of Public Health. 2008; 29:27-39. 

Roof K, Glandon R. Tool created to assess health impacts of development decisions in Ingham County, Michigan. Journal of Environmental Health. 2008; 71(1):35-38.


Bhatia R. Protecting health using an environmental impact assessment: a case study of San Francisco land use decision making. American Journal of Public Health. 2007; 97(3):406-413.

Cole BL, Fielding JE. Health impact assessment: a tool to help policy makers understand health beyond health care. Annual Review of Public Health. 2007; 28:393-412. 

Corburn J, Bhatia R. Health Impact Assessment in San Francisco: Incorporating the social determinants of health into environmental planning. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 2007; 50(3):323-341. 

Seto EY, Holt A, Rivard T, Bhatia R. Spatial distribution of traffic induced noise exposures in a US city: an analytic tool for assessing the health impacts of urban planning decisions. International Journal of Health Geographics. 2007; 6:24.

Wernham A. Inupiat health and proposed Alaskan oil development: Results of the first Integrated Health Impact Assessment/Environmental Impact Statement of proposed oil development on Alaska’s North Slope. EcoHealth. 2007; 4(4):500-513.


Dannenberg AL, Bhatia R, Cole BL, Dora C, Fielding JE, Kraft K, McClymont-Peace D, Mindell J, Onyekere C, Roberts JA, Ross CL, Rutt CD, Scott-Samuel A, Tilson HH. Growing the field of health impact assessment in the United States: an agenda for research and practice. American Journal of Public Health. 2006; 96(2):262-270.


Cole BL, Shimkhada R, Fielding JE, Kominski G, Morgenstern H. Methodologies for realizing the potential of health impact assessment. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2005; 28(4):382-389. 

Cole BL, Shimkhada R, Morgenstern H, Kominski G, Fielding JE, Wu S. Projected health impact of the Los Angeles City living wage ordinance. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2005; 59(8):645-650.

Rutt CD, Pratt M, Dannenberg AL, Cole BL. Connecting public health and planning professionals: health impact assessment. Places. 2005; 17(1):86-87.


Cole BL, Wilhelm M, Long PV, Fielding JE, Kominski G, Morgenstern H. Prospects for health impact assessment in the United States: new and improved environmental impact assessment or something different? Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 2004; 29(6):1153-1186.


Krieger N, Northridge M, Gruskin S, Quinn M, Kriebel D, Davey Smith G, Bassett M, Rehkopf DH, Miller C; HIA “promise and pitfalls” conference group. Assessing health impact assessment: multidisciplinary and international perspectives. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2003; 57(9):659-662.

Northridge ME, Sclar E. A joint urban planning and public health framework: contributions to health impact assessment. American Journal of Public Health. 2003; 93(1):118-121.


Bhatia R, Katz M. Estimation of health benefits from a local living wage ordinance. American Journal of Public Health. 2001; 91(9):1398-1402.


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**Kemm JR, editor. Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2013. 

**O’Mullane M, editor. Integrating Health Impact Assessment with the Policy Process: Lessons and Experiences from around the World. Oxford University Press; 2013. See

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**Includes chapter(s) with US authors

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