The Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health Impacts

Webinar //


Oct 12 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST


The Environmental Justice Index (EJI) is the first national, place-based tool designed to measure the cumulative impacts of environmental burden through the lens of human health and health equity. This APHA-CDC/ATSDR joint webinar will discuss the development of the EJI and provide a demonstration of the tool.

From this webinar, attendees can learn how to use the EJI to identify and map areas most at risk for the health impacts of environmental burdens, educate and inform the public about their community and prioritize action for frontline communities.


  • Sharunda Buchanan, MS PhD | Director, Office of Priority Projects, Innovation, and Environmental Justice (CDC)
  • Benjamin McKenzie, MS | Geospatial Epidemiologist; Coordinator of the Environmental Justice Index, ATSDR (CDC)

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