RWJF Health & Society Scholar:
Epidemiology, Environmental Health
Area(s) of Expertise:
Air Pollution, Climate Change
Marie O’Neill earned a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Hispanic Literature and Culture from Brown University, an M.S. in Environmental Health Sciences from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2000). She has worked She has worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Pan American Health Organization, in Mexico at the National Institute of Public Health and the National Center for Environmental Health as a Fulbright Scholar, and as a Research Fellow in Environmental Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar at University of Michigan from 2004 to 2006. Marie O'Neill's research interests include health effects of air pollution, temperature extremes and climate change (mortality, asthma, hospital admissions, and cardiovascular endpoints); environmental exposure assessment; and socio-economic influences on health.