Kate Burrows

Katherine Burrows

PhD Student
Yale School of the Environment, Yale University

Kate is a PhD candidate at Yale University where she studies climate change and health. Kate is particularly interested in the relationship between the environment, human migration, and mental health. Her dissertation work is based in Indonesia and explores the effect of displacement on the relationship between landslides and mental health outcomes. Kate is trained in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, and she employs a mixed-methods approach in…

Ellen Considine

PhD Student
HSPH Department of Biostatistics

Ellen Considine is a PhD student in biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  Outside of school, she writes a column (“Breathing Data”) about environmental health, data science, and public policy for the Harvard Public Health Review. In May 2020, Ellen graduated from the University of Colorado (CU) Boulder with a BS in applied math and minors in statistics, economics, and geography. At CU, she worked on…

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Michael Cork

PhD Student
HSPH Department of Biostatistics

I grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and attended Pomona College for my undergraduate education. After graduating in 2016 with a major in Mathematics, I moved to Spain to teach English while continuing remote work for City of Hope, a cancer research institute. I moved to Seattle in 2017, where for the past three years I’ve been a fellow at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) working in global…

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Jeremiah Jones

PhD Student
University of Rochester Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

I’m a Statistician and Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Rochester, studying to complete my PhD under Drs. Ashkan Ertefaie and Robert Strawderman. I have several research interests, mostly focusing on causal inference problems: Causal mediation analysis Variable selection methods in causal Inference Post-selection inference techniques Personalized medicine through indivualized treatment strategies

Kristen McCormack

PhD Student
Harvard Kennedy School Department of Public Policy

I am a PhD Candidate in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and the 2020 recipient of the Joseph Crump Fellowship. Prior to starting my PhD, I worked as a research assistant at Resources for the Future. I graduated summa cum laude from Pomona College, with a BA in Economics. I enjoy hiking and pottery and am a nonresident tutor at Lowell House and a member of the Graduate Women in Economics core team.

Rory Stewart

PhD Student
Yale School of the Environment

ScM, Environmental Health, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, 2016 BS, Psychology, Roosevelt University, 2013 Rory is a current PhD student at Yale University with an interest in climate change and health outcomes. He plans to conduct research on the health co-benefits of sub-national renewable energy transitions. Prior to joining Yale, Rory received his Masters of Science in Environmental Health at Harvard University where he focused on mitigating…