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Maria  Mirabelli

Adjunct Associate Professor

Adjunct Associate Professor

Adjunct or Visiting, Environmental Health

Maria Mirabelli has conducted research on the relationships between environmental and occupational exposures and respiratory health, with a particular focus on exposures in populations at highest risk of illness or injury. Her areas of research include characterizing respiratory and dermal exposures and evaluating health effects in working populations, including professional cleaners, farm laborers, and food processing workers, and evaluating the role of ambient air quality in exacerbations of asthma.

Dr. Mirabelli received an MPH in environmental and occupational health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and a PhD in epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, in Barcelona, Spain. She currently works as a Senior Service Fellow at the National Center for Environmental Health of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Research interests: air quality, environmental and occupational health, respiratory epidemiology, occupational injury epidemiology, global climate change, immigrant health, community-based participatory research, and environmental justice

Contact Information

Atlanta , GA


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Areas of Interest

  • Air Pollution
  • Built Environment
  • Climate and Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Occupational Health


  • PhD 2005, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MPH 1998, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University