Richard Remigio is currently a MIAEH doctoral student. He has extensive experiences in environmental epidemiological-based research. His prior research experiences focused on indoor air pollution exposure, climate & health, and the built environment. He is currently interested in understanding and quantifying the effects of extreme weather on vulnerable populations. In addition, he is interested in understanding the role of the natural and built environments as a determinant for health-related risks and opportunities through
traditional and novel methods.
Richard earned graduate degrees from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and Stanford University in environmental health sciences and environmental engineering and science, respectively. He attended the University of California, Irvine and double majored in Applied Ecology and Earth & Environmental Sciences. Previously, he worked as an environmental engineer for the United States Environmental Protection Agency focusing on national water quality issues.