Robbie Parks


Robbie Parks is an environmental epidemiologist and postdoctoral research fellow at the Earth Institute, Columbia University who is primarily interested in understanding the impact that climate, weather, and air pollution has on mortality, nutrition and disease outcomes, and how these impacts may be different in sub- groups of a population. He is also working  on developing new statistical methods relevant to these concerns and aims to use his research capacity to pursue linked goals of social and climate justice. Robbie is leading the Earth Institute Frontiers project with CSUD on "“Climate resilience, Extreme Heat and Green Infrastructure in Harlem and the South Bronx: Collaborative” and is the author of numerous articles including the recent widely read Nature piece on Anomalously warm temperatures are associated with increased injury deaths . He holds a PhD from Imperial College London.