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Michelle L. Bell, PhD

Mary E. Pinchot Professor at the School of the Environment and Professor of Environmental Health; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

Contact Information

Michelle L. Bell, PhD

Mailing Address

  • School of the Environment

    195 Prospect Street

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States

Research Summary

Dr. Michelle Bell is the Mary E. Pinchot Professor of Environmental Health at the Yale University School of the Environment, with secondary appointments at the Yale School of Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences Division and the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering. Her research investigates how human health is affected by environmental conditions, including air pollution and weather. Other research interests include the health impacts of climate change and environmental justice. Much of this work is based in epidemiology, biostatistics, and environmental engineering. The research is designed to be policy-relevant and contribute to well-informed decision-making to better protect human health and benefit society. She is the Director of the EPA-funded Solutions to Energy, AiR, Climate, and Health (SEARCH) Center.


Research Interests

Environmental Health; Epidemiology

Public Health Interests

Environmental Health; Epidemiology Methods; Climate Change

Selected Publications