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Climate and Environmental Health studies the relationships between people’s health and their environment. This priority area aims to promote healthy environments and mitigate the negative effects of climate change and noxious contaminants in air, water, soil and food, with the goal of protecting communities and promoting people’s well-being.

Jose Suarez, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor - Program Director 
Harvey Checkoway, PhD, MPH, Professor - Program Co-Director 

Academic members:
Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD, Professor
Gretchen Bandoli, PhD, Assistant Professor, Secondary Appointed
Brian Chen, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor
Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH, Professor, Secondary Appointed
Carlos Gould, PhD, Assistant Professor
Alexandra Heaney, PhD, Assistant Professor
Suzi Hong, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Mentoring
Eric Hekler, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Community Partnerships
Georgia Kayser, PhD, MALD, BS, Assistant Professor
Sydney Leibel, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Secondary Appointed 
Kanya Long, PhD, MHS, Assistant Professor
Lawrence Palinkas, PhD, Professor
Michael Pratt, MD, MSPE, MPH, Professor
Xin Tu, PhD, Professor
Stephen Waterman, MD, MPH, Professor

Staff members:
Julie Denenberg
Kathleen Wilson