CCHI Alumni Advisors

Cassie Clark

Cassie Clark

Cassie is a doctoral student in the Environmental Health Sciences Department at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research interests include characterizing risks to human health from chemical contaminants in drinking water, particularly contamination associated with hydraulic fracturing. She is also broadly interested in the protection and sustainable use of drinking water resources.

Emilie Davis

Emilie is a first-year master’s student in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research interests include the impacts of natural disasters on human health and the environment, particularly in the context of environmental justice. Emilie has a background in environmental conservation and land management projects and in providing assistance during disaster response and recovery efforts.

Jonathan Held

Jonathan Held

Jonathan is a second year master's student at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies focusing on the intersection between climate change science and policy. As a Student Associate, he is interested in learning about the public health impacts of climate change and the potential for health to serve as a narrative for climate change communication.

Sarah (Sadie) Meller

Sarah (Sadie) Meller

Sadie is an MD student at the Yale School of Medicine and a PhD student in the Yale Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program. She is interested in how environmental hazards impact brain development and is studying how immune cell activation alters neuronal migration. Sadie hopes to advocate for children and help communicate their vulnerability to the health effects of climate change.