Ed Avol

  • Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Office: (323) 442-1096 (division office)

Expertise Summary

Expert in respiratory health, air pollution and the public health impacts of traffic


  • Air pollution
  • Respiratory health and lung health development
  • Traffic and health
  • Current and historical air quality
  • Air monitoring
  • Freeway expansion effects on public health
  • Seaport issues affecting public health
  • Goods movement (cargo) issues affecting public health
  • At-risk populations sensitive to air pollution exposure

Additional Information

  • Science Advisory Committee for Harvard University Clean Air Research Center; International Society of Exposure Science
  • Former Member, EPA Clean Air Science Advisory Committee (CASAC) Review Panels for National Ambient Air Quality Standards for NOx, SOx, PM, and Ozone
  • Member, State of CA Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Synthetic Turf Scientific Advisory Panel
  • Board of Directors, Harbor Community Benefit Foundation (working to mitigate impact of LA Port operations on communities of San Pedro and Wilmington)