Nick Arisco is a first-year doctoral student in population health sciences and the Global Health and Populations department. His research investigates the socioeconomic, environmental, and spatial effects of land-use change and climate change on malaria transmission. More recently he has been studying the effects of climate change induced coral bleaching on human nutrition on a global scale. Prior to beginning his doctoral program, Nick graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2016 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and Ecology where he researched ecological predictors of West Nile Virus vector prevalence across an urbanization gradient. Following this, he received an M.S. in Environmental Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2018.