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Emma Hines, MA

Lecturer in Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

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Emma Hines, MA



Emma Hines is currently participating in a fellowship with the Climate and Health Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. In this position, she reviews and conducts climate change and health research, as well as providing technical assistance to state and local public health departments. Additionally, Hines is a lecturer for the Climate Adaptation for Human Health module of the Yale Climate Change and Health Online Certificate Program.

Hines received her master’s degree in Geography from the University of Colorado Boulder, where she also served as a research assistant with the Natural Hazards Center. Hines completed her master’s thesis examining the experiences of hospitals with Hurricane Harvey in Harris County, Texas. Her Bachelors degrees are in Geography and Environmental Science from the University of Texas at Austin.

Her current research interests include climate change adaptation and resilience, public health, hazards/disasters, and emergency preparedness.

Education & Training

  • MA
    University of Colorado Boulder, Geography
  • BA
    University of Texas at Austin, Geography
  • BS
    University of Texas at Austin, Environmental Science

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