Amruta Nori-Sarma
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Amruta Nori-Sarma, PhD

Assistant Professor, Environmental Health - Boston University School of Public Health

Biography

Amruta Nori-Sarma 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.

Education

  • Yale University, PhD Field of Study: Environmental Health
  • Columbia University School of Public Health, MPH Field of Study: Environmental Health
  • Princeton University, BSE Field of Study: Civil Engineering/Environmental Engineering

Classes Taught

  • SPHEH722

Publications

  • Published on 1/26/2024

    de Bont J, Nori-Sarma A, Stafoggia M, Banerjee T, Ingole V, Jaganathan S, Mandal S, Rajiva A, Krishna B, Kloog I, Lane K, Mall RK, Tiwari A, Wei Y, Wellenius GA, Prabhakaran D, Schwartz J, Prabhakaran P, Ljungman P. Impact of heatwaves on all-cause mortality in India: A comprehensive multi-city study. Environ Int. 2024 Feb; 184:108461. PMID: 38340402.

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  • Published on 11/1/2023

    Spangler KR, Brochu P, Nori-Sarma A, Milechin D, Rickles M, Davis B, Dukes KA, Lane KJ. Calculating access to parks and other polygonal resources: A description of open-source methodologies. Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology. 2023; 47(100606).

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  • Published on 7/16/2023

    Spangler KR, Brochu P, Nori-Sarma A, Milechin D, Rickles M, Davis B, Dukes KA, Lane KJ. Calculating access to parks and other polygonal resources: A description of open-source methodologies. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2023 Nov; 47:100606. PMID: 38042531.

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  • Published on 5/3/2023

    Errett NA, Hartwell C, Randazza JM, Nori-Sarma A, Weinberger KR, Spangler KR, Sun Y, Adams QH, Wellenius GA, Hess JJ. Survey of extreme heat public health preparedness plans and response activities in the most populous jurisdictions in the United States. BMC Public Health. 2023 May 03; 23(1):811. PMID: 37138325.

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  • Published on 4/25/2023

    Hassan AM, Nogueira L, Lin YL, Rogers JE, Nori-Sarma A, Offodile AC. Impact of Heatwaves on Cancer Care Delivery: Potential Mechanisms, Health Equity Concerns, and Adaptation Strategies. J Clin Oncol. 2023 Jun 10; 41(17):3104-3109. PMID: 37098249.

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  • Published on 4/1/2023

    Nori-Sarma A, Wellenius GA. Human Health and Well-being in a Warming World. Milbank Q. 2023 Apr; 101(S1):99-118. PMID: 37096613.

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  • Published on 3/16/2023

    Randazza JM, Hess JJ, Bostrom A, Hartwell C, Adams QH, Nori-Sarma A, Spangler KR, Sun Y, Weinberger KR, Wellenius GA, Errett NA. Planning to Reduce the Health Impacts of Extreme Heat: A Content Analysis of Heat Action Plans in Local United States Jurisdictions. Am J Public Health. 2023 May; 113(5):559-567. PMID: 36926967.

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  • Published on 2/1/2023

    Adams QH, Chan EMG, Spangler KR, Weinberger KR, Lane KJ, Errett NA, Hess JJ, Sun Y, Wellenius GA, Nori-Sarma A. Examining the Optimal Placement of Cooling Centers to Serve Populations at High Risk of Extreme Heat Exposure in 81 US Cities. Public Health Rep. 2023; 138(6):955-962. PMID: 36726308.

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  • Published on 12/20/2022

    Nori-Sarma A, Milando C, Weinberger KR, Hess JJ, Errett NA, Wellenius GA. Association Between the 2021 Heat Wave in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington, and Emergency Department Visits. JAMA. 2022 Dec 20; 328(23):2360-2362. PMID: 36538316.

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  • Published on 10/11/2022

    Paul D. Juarez, Aramandla Ramesh, Darryl B. Hood, Donald J. Alcendor, R. Burciaga Valdez, Mounika P. Aramandla, Mohammad Tabatabai, Patricia Matthews-Juarez, Michael A. Langston, Mohammad Z. Al-Hamdan, Amruta Nori-Sarma, Wansoo Im, Charles C. Mouton. The effects of air pollution, meteorological parameters, and climate change on COVID-19 comorbidity and health disparities: A systematic review. Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology. 2022; 4:194-210.

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