Research: Funded Research

Causal Mechanisms for Sustainable Adaptation to Adverse Heat and Precipitation Health Effects

Wide socioeconomic disparities exist in heat-associated morbidity and mortality. Working with local officials and community leaders to understand the housing and health characteristics that increase vulnerability to heat-associated health effects will help identify optimal and sustainable alternatives to air conditioning for adapting to increasing extreme-heat events.

Funding:

Health and Human Services, Department of-National Institutes of Health

Funding Period:

02/15/2019 to 01/31/2022