Ph.D. Student Profile

Savannah  Sturla Irizarry

Savannah Sturla Irizarry

  • Doctoral Candidate


  • BS Environmental Sciences, UC Berkeley (2021)

Research Interests & Projects

  • Environmental Epidemiology
  • Environmental Justice
  • Health Equity
  • Climate Change
  • Mixed Methods

Selected Publications

Sturla Irizarry SM, Cathey AL, Rosario Pabón ZY, Vélez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Watkins DJ & Meeker JD. (2024). Urinary phenol and paraben concentrations in association with markers of inflammation during pregnancy in Puerto Rico. Science of the Total Environment, 921, 170889.

Meray AO, Sturla S, Siddiquee MR, Serata R, Uhlemann S, Gonzalez-Raymat H,  Denham M, Upadhyay H, Lagos LE, Eddy-Dilek C & Wainwright HM. (2022). PyLEnM: A machine learning framework for long-term groundwater contamination monitoring strategies. Environmental Science & Technology, 56 (9), 5973-83.

Sturla S. (2021). Effects of air quality disparities on youth asthma in the San Francisco Bay Area. Berkeley McNair Research Journal, 28, 78-109.

Sturla S. (2021).“Coral cover and algae growth along a water quality gradient in Moorea, French Polynesia. Berkeley Scientific Journal, 25 (1), 60-7.

Additional Information

  • Certificate in Environmental Justice
  • Vice President of La Salud School of Public Health
  • EHS DEI Committee Member
  • Institute for Global Change Biology Graduate Fellow
  • International Society of Children’s Health and the Environment Research to Action Fellow
  • International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Member