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Riena Harker

Research Assistant, Chen Lab; YCCCH Fellow: Wildfire Epidemiology Research Assistant, Climate Change and Health

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Riena Harker


Riena is an MPH candidate in the Environmental Health Sciences department. Her academic interests include climate change, air pollution, clean energy, and building electrification. She is currently studying the impacts of wildfire smoke on human health, and plans to use her MPH to drive health benefits through clean energy and equitable electrification. Riena graduated in 2020 from Bowdoin College, where she studied Biology and Government & Legal Studies.

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