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Brooke  Lappe

Doctoral Stud-Add'l Assgnmt/BW

Brooke Lappe is a doctoral student in the Environmental Health Sciences program in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health at Emory University. Her research focuses on understanding the links between climate change and human health, air pollution, infectious disease, and environmental policy. She collaborates with scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Moderna, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and UC Davis. She strives to incorporate science communication and advocacy into her research, and is an environmental policy fellow at Science for Georgia. Prior to joining the doctoral program, Brooke received her Master of Public Health from Emory University, completed a Pathways Internship at the Environmental Protection Agency, and worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemiology Research and Innovations Branch. 

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Atlanta , GA



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Areas of Interest

  • Air Pollution
  • Climate and Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Spatial Analysis/GIS
  • Statistical Modeling


  • Bachelor of Science 2019, University of Missouri
  • Master of Public Health 2021, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
  • Doctorate of Philosophy 2025, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

Affiliations & Activities

Graduate Teaching Assistant:

  • EPI/EHS 747: Advanced Environmental Epidemiology
  • EH/GH 582: Global Climate Change: Health Impacts and Response
  • EH/GH 586: Advanced Seminar in Climate Change and Health: Research and Policy
  • EPI 562: Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • BIO141/142: Foundations of Modern Biology I & II