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Noah  Scovronick

Asst Professor

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Environmental Health

Noah’s research focuses on understanding the links between human health, climate change, and climate policy.

For a full list of up to date publications, visit Noah's Google Scholar page or myNCBI bibliography

Contact Information

1518 Clifton Rd. NE

Atlanta , GA 30322

Phone: 4047270250

Fax: 404-727-8744


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Areas of Interest

  • Air Pollution
  • Climate and Health
  • Environmental Health


  • BSc 2003, Emory University
  • MSc 2006, University of Cape Town
  • MSc 2009, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • PhD 2014, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Courses Taught

  • EH 582: Global Climate Chg:Hlth Impact
  • EH 570: Envt.Health Law & Policy
  • GH 582: Global Climate Chg:Hlth Impact


  • , , A machine learning model to estimate ambient PM2. 5 concentrations in industrialized highveld region of South Africa, Remote Sensing of Environment, 266, 112713
  • , , Effect modification by maximum temperature of the association between PM2. 5 and short-term cardiorespiratory mortality and emergency room visits in Lima, Peru, 2010–2016, Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, , 1-6
  • , , Global, regional, and national burden of mortality associated with non-optimal ambient temperatures from 2000 to 2019: a three-stage modelling study, The Lancet Planetary Health, 5, e415-e425
  • , , The burden of heat-related mortality attributable to recent human-induced climate change, Nature Climate Change, 11, 492-500
  • , , The importance of health co-benefits under different climate policy cooperation frameworks, Environmental Research Letters, 10, 055027
  • , , Time-series analysis of daily ambient temperature and emergency department visits in five US cities with a comparison of exposure metrics derived from 1-km meteorology products, Environmental Health, 20, 1-10
  • , , Using logic regression to characterize extreme heat exposures and their health associations: a time-series study of emergency department visits in Atlanta, BMC medical research methodology, ,
  • , , Projections of excess mortality related to diurnal temperature range under climate change scenarios: a multi-country modelling study, The Lancet Planetary Health, 4,
  • , , Short term association between ozone and mortality: global two stage time series study in 406 locations in 20 countries, BMJ, 368,
  • , , Urban Air Pollution May Enhance COVID-19 Case-Fatality and Mortality Rates in the United States, The Innovation - Cell Press, 1,
  • , , Short-term association between ambient temperature and homicide in South Africa: a case-crossover study, Environmental health, 18,
  • , , The impact of human health co-benefits on evaluations of global climate policy, Nature communications, ,
  • , , The association between ambient temperature and mortality in South Africa: A time-series analysis, Environmental Research, 161, 229-235
  • , , Impact of population growth and population ethics on climate change mitigation policy, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114, 12338-12343