Kathryn Conlon

Lecturer, Environmental Health Sciences


Kathryn Conlon is an epidemiologist in the Climate and Health Program at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Her research leverages epidemiology, climate science, land use planning, and statistics to study current and future climate-related exposures and health outcomes. Her most recent projects involve working closely with state and local jurisdictions to build an evidence base of public health interventions for adapting to climate change. Dr. Conlon earned her PhD in environmental health sciences from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 2013. She completed her postdoctoral research joint appointment at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the CDC's National Center for Environmental Health. She has presented and published widely on topics relating to climate change adaptation and human health.