Jill Breysse

Jill Breysse

MHS, CIH; Project Manager

Jill Breysse, CIH, Project Manager, has worked for the National Center for Healthy Housing since 1998. During that time, she has overseen more than 10 healthy homes research studies, analyzing the relationship between green affordable housing renovation and health outcomes and exploring the impact of energy retrofits on both lead poisoning and asthma outcomes. She currently leads NCHH’s Aging Gracefully project, helping to improve elderly residents’ physical function and enhance their housing conditions so that they can safely age in place. Ms. Breysse has authored several peer-reviewed research articles evaluating healthy homes hazard assessment tools and interventions. Most recently, she was lead author of guidance on conducting health impact assessments for housing decisions and helped to develop the National Healthy Homes Standard, an evidence-based standard of care for existing owner-occupied and rental housing. Ms. Breysse holds a Masters of Health Science degree in Environmental Health Engineering from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Maryland.