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Environmental Health

Publications and Past Projects


  • Morris D, Wier M. Geospatially Enabled Database for Analyzing Traffic Injuries in San Francisco, CA. Transportation Research Record 2016; 2595: 40-49.
  • Fleisher A, Wier ML, Hunter M. A Vision for Transportation Safety: Framework for Identifying Best Practice Strategies to Advance Vision Zero. Transportation Research Record 2016; 2582: 72-86. 
  • Wall M, Wier M, Weintraub J. Integrating Health in All Policies: Two Case Studies from San Francisco. NACCHO Exchange 2014; 13(2): 15-17.
  • Wier ML, Schwartz M, Dannenberg AL. Health Impact Assessment: Considering Health In Health Impact Assessment in the United States. TR News 2015: 11-17.
  • Dannenberg AL, Ricklin A, Ross CL, Schwartz M, West J, White S, Wier ML. Use of Health Impact Assessment for Transportation Planning:  Importance of Involving Transportation Agencies. Transportation Research Record 2014; 2452: 71-80.
  • Shulaker B, Isacoff J, Cohen D, Marsh T, Wier M, Bhatia R. Partnerships for Parks and Physical Activity. American Journal of Health Promotion 2014; 28(3): S97-S99.
  • Heller J, Malekafzali S, Todman L, Wier M. Promoting Equity Through the Practice of Health Impact Assessment. 2013.
  • Bhatia R, Wier M. ”Safety In Numbers” Re-Examined: Can We Make Valid or Practical Inferences From Available Evidence? Accident Analysis & Prevention 2011; 43(1):235-240.
  • Wier M, Sciammas C, Seto E, Bhatia R, Rivard T.  Health, Traffic, and Environmental Justice: Collaborative Research and Community Action in San Francisco, California. American Journal of Public Health 2009; 99(s3):S499-504.
  • Wier M, Weintraub J, Humphreys E, Seto E, Bhatia R. An area-level model of vehicle pedestrian injury collisions with implications for land use and transportation planning. Accident Analysis & Prevention 2009; 41(1):137-145.

Health Impact Assessments and Related Tools

Select Recent HIAs conducted by SFDPH:


Early HIAs conducted by PHES:


HIA Tools:

Pedestrian Environmental Quality Index (PEQI)

Bicycle Environmental Quality Index (BEQI)