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About the Clinic

In the Clinic on Climate Justice, Climate Policy, Law, and Public Health, interdisciplinary student teams carry out applied public health research or practice projects related to the clinic’s theme. Projects are conducted in collaboration with partner organizations. Teams are supervised by both clinic faculty, co-taught by Robert Dubrow, Marianne Engelman Lado and Laura Bozzi, and preceptors from the partner organizations.

Past projects include:

  1. Scoping and Recommendations for the Development of a Connecticut Environmental Justice Mapping Tool
    Partner Organization: Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Environmental Justice Program
  2. Health & Environmental Justice in Alabama: Pollution Impacts in Two Low-Income African American Communities
    Partner Organization(s):
    • Ashurst Bar/Smith Community Organization (Tallassee)
    • Tuskegee University (Tallassee)
    • Black Belt Citizens Fighting for Health & Justice (Uniontown)
    • the School of Public Health, University of Maryland-College Park (Uniontown)
    • EJ Clinic at Vermont Law School
  3. Managing Non-Communicable Diseases after Natural Disasters in the Caribbean
    Partner Organization: Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Organization
  4. Countering Environmental Racism in Cosmetics: Research Support for the #BeautyInsideOut Campaign
    Partner Organization: WE ACT for Environmental Justice
  5. Urban Forestry for Climate and Health
    Partner Organization: American Forests
  6. Yale Food Cart “Green Certification” Initiative
    Partner Organization: Yale Sustainability Implementation Steering Committee