• Yang Liu, PhD, gangarosa chair of environmental health

    November 22, 2023 | Changing Climate Presents Major Threats for Southeast, Opportunities for Future

    Yang Liu discusses major takeaways from Fifth National Climate Assessment and how climate change is impacting public health in the Southeast.

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    August 1, 2023 | Ask an Expert: Noah Scovronick on Climate Change, Extreme Heat, and Its Impact on Health

    Noah Scovronick, assistant professor in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health, discusses his research around heat and its impacts, and what policymakers and the public can do to protect the environment and human health.

  • A wildfire

    July 31, 2023 | Lung Cancer Survival Rates Significantly Decreased by Exposure to Wildfires

    A new study finds that the health consequences of pollution, as well as the mental and emotional toll of exposure to wildfires, decrease the likelihood of survival for individuals with lung cancer.