Affiliated Faculty, IGS
Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Public Health, Environmental Health
- PhD, Environmental Health Science, Yale University School of Environment
MPH, Environmental Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
BSE, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University
Amruta Nori-Sarma, affiliated faculty with the Boston University Institute for Global Sustainability (IGS), is an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Health Department at Boston University School of Public Health, where she studies the relationship between environmental exposures associated with climate change and health outcomes in vulnerable communities. Her previous work has examined the impact of heat waves and air pollution on health in vulnerable communities in India, South Korea, and across the US.
Her current research aims to understand the impacts of interrelated extreme weather events on mental health across the US utilizing large claims datasets. She also has an interest in evaluating the success of policies put in place to reduce the health impacts of climate change.