Joseph Allen

Director of the Healthy Buildings program and Associate Professor at Harvard’s T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor of exposure assessment science, director of the Healthy Buildings program at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Joseph Allen on KCRW

As more people get their shots and more businesses reopen, a lot of people want to know: How much of our lives can we resume?

Hugging, dating, traveling: What’s safe to do for fully vaccinated people?

As more people get their shots and more businesses reopen, a lot of people want to know: How much of our lives can we resume?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Harvard professor Joseph Allen makes the case for why kids should return to physical classrooms this fall.

Why risks of resuming in-person classes outweigh problems of remote learning

Harvard professor Joseph Allen makes the case for why kids should return to physical classrooms this fall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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