Education & Training

Postdoctoral training, Johns Hopkins University (2016 - 2018)


Coursework in causal inference and training in data science and machine learning

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University (2016)

Environmental Epidemiology

  • Advisor: Dr. Michelle Bell at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University.
  • Dissertation committee: Dr. Francesca Dominici (Harvard) and Dr. Nadine Unger (Yale)
  • Key collaborators for my dissertation: Dr. Loretta Mickley (Harvard) and Dr. Ander Wilson (Colorado State)
  • My contributions: Created a new concept called "smoke wave" to quantify pollution episodes from wildfire smoke. Developed a framework of methods to study the epidemiology of "high-and-rare" pollution episodes from disasters
  • Recognition: My dissertation received three distinctions from dissertation readers.

Master of Philosophy, Yale University (2014)

En route Ph.D.

Bachelor of Arts, Middlebury College (2011)

Environmental Studies-Economics, Cum Laude