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Robert Dubrow, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Environmental Health); Co-Faculty Director, Yale Center on Climate Change and Health; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

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Robert Dubrow, MD, PhD

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Research Summary

Dr. Dubrow's discipline is epidemiology. His research focuses on adverse health effects of heat and air pollution, with a particular focus on effects of these factors on kidney disease risk. He also has interests in the benefits and harms of air conditioning, in climate change and health in the Caribbean, and in health equity issues as they relate to climate change. His previous research focused on cancer, HIV, and their intersection.

Specialized Terms: Climate change; Global warming; Heat exposure; Air pollution; Kidney disease; Caribbean; Epidemiology


Research Interests

Air Pollution; Epidemiology; Kidney Diseases; West Indies; Environmental Illness; Climate Change; Global Warming

Public Health Interests

Environmental Health; Climate Change

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