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Research ReportsHEI’s mission is to provide credible science to support environmental regulations and other policy decisions. The results of each HEI-funded project undergo peer-review by outside scientists and the HEI Health Review Committee. The HEI Research Reports contain the Investigator’s Report and the Review Committee’s evaluation of the study, summarized in a Commentary or short Critique.
Special ReportsPeriodically HEI analyzes and interprets the scientific issues pertaining to a specific environmental problem. The results of these analyses are published in HEI Special Reports. Hard copies are available for purchase.
CommunicationsHEI Communications are vehicles for disseminating the results of feasibility studies, workshop summaries, conference proceedings, and some reviews of the literature. Hard copies are available for purchase.
PerspectivesHEI Perspectives is a series written by the HEI Health Review Committee to integrate findings across several HEI studies or entire research programs. The intent is to describe and interpret results bearing on important and timely issues for a broad audience interested in environmental health. Perspectives are free of charge.
Program SummariesSummaries of research projects funded by HEI under a specific Request for Applications. Topics are air toxics, particulate matter, oxygenates, diesel exhaust, benzene and butadiene. Program Summaries are free of charge.
NewsletterUpdate, HEI Quarterly Newsletter. To sign up for email or print delivery of Update please email our Publications department. Newsletters are free of charge.
OtherHEI Strategic Plan, Annual Reports, Annual Conference Programs, Pilot Study reports, unpublished reports, Investigator’s Guide, and more. With a few exceptions (as indicated), these publications are free of charge. Pilot Study reports and unpublished reports are made available on request to interested parties and cannot be downloaded; they are listed in this database for one year.

Web Publishing. Since 2000, HEI has been publishing all reports free of charge on its website before they appear in print. Printed copies of publications will be available a few weeks after web publishing. Click on the Order button for details on purchasing a hard copy. A fee is applied to cover printing and mailing costs. Please contact HEI about the availability of older reports.


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