PATH Creative Staff
The Right PATH Newsletter Editor-in-Chief
Haneen Khreis, PhD(c)
Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
Haneen is a cross-disciplinary professional studying the impact of traffic-related air pollution on children's respiratory health. Her doctoral research spans the areas of traffic measurement and macroscopic modelling, vehicle emission microscopic modelling, air pollution dispersion modelling, exposure assessment and human health response. She is working with the Bradford Metropolitan District Council and the Born in Bradford cohort to characterize the cohort's exposure to traffic-related air pollution and study its effects on childhood asthma. She also has experience in conducting large-scale systematic-/meta-reviews and is currently working on such projects within the framework of the CH4LLENGE project, funded by the European Commission and the New Climate Economy (NCE) report, funded by the Global Commission on Economy and Climate.
Kara E. MacLeod, DrPH
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Kara is a Healthy Built Environment Scientist at Urban Design 4 Health and a community health researcher at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health. She specializes in transportation and health, the geographic disparities of residential context, and health services research. Currently, Kara works on projects aimed at supporting decisions for land use and transportation investments; and childhood obesity policies and programs. Previously, she conducted transportation injury prevention research at UC Berkeley’s Safe Transportation Research and Education Center. Kara holds an interdisciplinary Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree from UC Berkeley.
Photograph Asya Spears
Karyn M. Warsow, DrPH(c)
Founder TPH Link/ICTH/PATH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Karyn is a cross-disciplinary/cross-sector professional with 20 years of research experience in the area of trauma and critical care medicine; specifically traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries as a result of motor vehicle crashes and interpersonal violence. She has focused her career on helping organizations and private firms make the link between transport and health by considering a systems approach that accounts for the synergy between social, political, economic and environmental elements of sustainability. Karyn has earned two bachelor degrees in English and Psychology from Wayne State University. She also has a master’s degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and a master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. Currently, Karyn is a doctoral candidate in policy and strategic management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her doctoral research focuses on the health impacts of roadway tolling and the development and implementation of novel concepts to encourage professional collaboration.