Misbath Daouda, MPH

Misbath is a Beninese, Malian, Togolese and French PhD candidate in Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. Her research aims to characterize the distribution of health benefits resulting from energy transitions away from fossil fuels both in the US and in international settings. To do this, she relies on exposure modeling, epidemiology, and qualitative methods. Her goal is to generate policy-relevant findings to support equity-driven sustainable development initiatives. Prior to joining Mailman, she obtained an MPH from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and conducted work at the intersection of climate change and health in Mongolia, Tunisia, and Alaska. She is a 2021 Microsoft Research PhD Fellow and a recipient of the 2021 Young, Gifted, and Green 40 Under 40 award. She is also a WE ACT member and a dedicated horseback rider.

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