Co-Director, Climate Adaptation Research Center
- Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine
- Medicine & Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Kathryn Conlon is an assistant professor, jointly appointed in the School of Medicine Department of Public Health Sciences and School of Veterinary Medicine Department of Medicine and Epidemiology. Her research focuses on characterizing how climate change influences human, animal, and environmental health. She employs environmental epidemiological study designs, utilizing spatio-temporal exposure assessments, and weather, climate, and land-use model outputs. She also uses mixed-methods for social and behavioral epidemiology. She works with state and local health practitioners to systematically characterize and implement climate change and public health actions in support of building an evidence base for climate change and health interventions.