Peter Blood

Project Manager/Senior Analyst

Peter Blood is a Project Manager/Senior Analyst at Healthy Housing Solutions. He has 25 years of experience in project management in both the government and contract research sectors. During the last 15 years, Mr. Blood has provided research and program evaluation support to government agencies. He was a Senior Study Director at Westat for 14 years where he directed environmental, health, and energy research projects for EPA, CDC, DOE, NIH, and HUD. His HUD research experience includes evaluating the cost effectiveness of several residential lead-based paint hazard removal options, identifying key variables for an algorithm to allow HUD to verify the cost estimate accuracy of lead removal grant applications, and revising a report on residential carbon monoxide risk. Mr. Blood has directed numerous literature reviews, including several large reviews with 40 project team members, to provide the technical basis behind federal regulations or to form the foundation of health education campaigns. For eight years, he was Project Director/Environmental Analyst for the New York State Low Level Radioactive Waste Siting Commission. In this position, he investigated options to resolve radioactive waste disposal issues, supervised and directed contractors, contributed to a large Environmental Impact Statement, and developed writing materials for a wide range of audiences (managerial, technical, academic, and general public). Mr. Blood earned a Masters in Public Policy from the State University of New York at Albany and a Bachelor of Arts in both Environmental Science and Political Science from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.