Global Public Health

Heatwave

Gender disparities in heat wave mortality in India

Researchers investigate how extreme temperatures affect men and women differently, highlighting greater risks for women due to social and physiological factors

Are heat waves more deadly for women? This question initiated a study analyzing how extreme temperatures affect mortality differently for men and women, focusing on India.

A veil of smog covers a city

EPA's new air pollution rules

Q&A with Stuart Batterman

Stuart Batterman, professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Global Public Health at the School of Public Health, studies the impacts of the environment on health, including air pollution control engineering, air quality monitoring, indoor air quality, exposure assessment, and environmental epidemiology.