Ph.D. Student Profile

Alan  Fossa, MPH, BS

Alan Fossa, MPH, BS

  • Doctoral Student


MPH, Boston University 
BS, Biology from University of Massachusetts Boston

Research Interests & Projects

 I am mainly interested in the way green space, exposure to nature, and thoughtful design impact human health. 

Selected Publications

  • Tyler PD, Fossa A, Joseph JW,Sanchez LD, (2019). Later emergency provider shift hour is associated withincreased risk of admission: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019Nov 13. pii: bmjqs-2019-009546. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2019-009546.
  • Wilker, E.H., Mostofsky, E., Fossa, A., Koutrakis, P., Warren, A.,Charidimou, A.,…Viswanathan, A., Stroke (2018). 2018;49:00-00. DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.023128. Ambient Pollutants andSpontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Greater Boston [Epub ahead of print].
  • Shah, S.N., Fossa, A., Steiner, A.S. et al. J Urban Health (2018). and Mental Health: the Association between Pest Infestation andDepressive Symptoms among Public Housing Residents.
  • Fossa,A. J., Bell, S. K., &Desroches, C. (2018). OpenNotes and shared decision making : a growing practice in clinical transparency and how it cansupport patient-centered care, Journal of the American Medical InformaticsAssociation, 0(July), 1–7.