is a doctoral candidate at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her doctoral thesis, â€œNoise and Health: Exposures, Experiments, and Epidemiology,â€ takes a deeper look at community noise issues and their negative impacts on cardiovascular and mental health. She is particularly interested in understanding characteristics of sound beyond the typically reported A-weighted decibel, noise perception, and community noise policy. She is also the founder of Noise and The City (noiseandthecity.org
) and will be issuing Bostonâ€™s first Neighborhood Noise Report Card, this fall.