Kate Burrows

Voss Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society
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Kate Burrows studies the relationship between climate- and weather-related disasters and health and investigates the health issues associated with environmental disasters from a unique perspective that incorporates sociocultural determinants of health and environmental exposures. She is trained in mixed-methods approaches and conducts qualitative research at the local level and quantitative research using big data at the national level. She has interdisciplinary training in environmental epidemiology (PhD, Yale University School of the Environment) and social-behavioral sciences (MPH, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health).

Scholarly Interests

Environmental migration; climate change and mental health; health disparities and environmental justice