Air pollution and dementia study

Man standing on shore looking out at a sailboat on the water

Biostatistics faculty Lianne Sheppard, Marco Carone and Adam Szpiro were members of a UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) research team that found Puget Sound residents exposed to higher levels of fine particulate air pollution over a 10-year period had a greater risk of developing dementia.