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Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Hemali Oza is a doctoral candidate in the Environmental Health Sciences program in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health at Emory University. She is also a Herz Impact Scholar and ARCS Foundation Fellow. Her research interests are in WASH interventions and their potential to improve community and household resilience to environmental shocks and stressors. Hemali has experience with microbiology methods and water quality testing, as well as scale development and meta-analyses. Her dissertation research will assess the impact of a co-design water sensitive intervention on household and community resilience among urban, coastal, and informal settlements in Suva, Fiji and Makassar, Indonesia.

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Atlanta , GA


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Areas of Interest

  • Climate and Health
  • Diarrheal and Enteric Diseases
  • Environmental Health
  • Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene


  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health 2018, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Master of Science 2019, UNC-Chapel Hill

Affiliations & Activities

Herz Global Impact Award Recipient

ARCS Foundation Fellow

Laney Graduate Fellow