Impact Assessment, Inc.

With over three decades of experience, Impact Assessment, Inc. (IAI) is one of the most respected firms in the field of applied human-environmental research. IAI works with public and private agencies in the United States to protect Americans’ health through research and analysis, policy development and analysis, and outreach and education. IAI provides efficient and effective solutions to customers that address emerging public health concerns while promoting healthy communities. Led by an experienced and dynamic team of multi-disciplinary scientists, program managers, and communications experts, IAI’s capabilities span a wide range of environmental health issues. Examples of our direct experience include:

  • Rapid appraisal and assessment of natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina, the Deepwater Horizon accident, the Exxon Valdez and Selendang Ayu oil spills, and others.
  • Health and exposure investigations and surveillance.
  • Documentation of traditional ecological knowledge and resource use patterns among indigenous populations.
  • Public health oversight, technical assistance, and training to state and county health agencies.
  • Assessment of resource management strategies and regulatory processes in marine fisheries.
  • Cross-cultural research in a wide variety of challenging field settings.
  • Nuclear waste disposal planning and social impact assessment.