Colleen Reid, an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been selected as a JPB Environmental Health (EH) Fellow by Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Funded by the JPB Foundation the JPB EH Fellowship Program supports a new generation of Environmental Health scholars who are committed to developing solutions and supporting policy changes that address environmental, social, and economic health disparities in the United States. JPB EH Fellows are engaged in rigorous interdisciplinary research on the social and physical determinants of environmental health disparities in vulnerable communities.
Through a competitive selection process, 15 new Fellowships (11 to Junior Faculty and 4 to Federal Agency Research Scientists) were awarded on October 1, 2018. Over a three-year period, Fellows will receive up to $240,000, mentoring, and training in methods, skills, new technologies, leadership and communications.
Dr. Reid is an assistant professor in the Geography Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Behavioral Sciences. Her research focuses on the interaction of environmental and social exposures on population health with a particular focus on the health impacts of exposures influenced by global climatic changes and society’s responses to those changes.