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Jennifer Peel MPH, PhD

  • Department of Epidemiology

Jennifer L. Peel, PhD, MPH is a Professor and Section Head of Epidemiology in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University. Dr. Peel also holds an appointment in the Colorado School of Public Health. Dr. Peel is an environmental epidemiologist with over 17 years of experience evaluating the health effects of air pollution, both ambient air pollution in the U.S. and household air pollution from indoor cookstoves in lower and middle income countries. Her active collaborative research include projects examining the short-term exposures and health impacts experienced during commuting in Fort Collins; impacts of a clean fuel intervention on exposure and health in four countries; cardiovascular and metabolic-related endpoints in relation to exposure to biomass emissions in Honduras; the acute effects of controlled exposure study cookstove emissions.  Dr. Peel has worked with the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the criteria ambient air pollutants, is a member of the Health Effects Institute Review Committee, is a reviewer for multiple agencies including the National Institutes of Health, and is an Associate Editor for Environmental Health Perspectives.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • PhD, Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2003
  • MPH, Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1998
  • BS, Molecular and Cell Biology with an Honors Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1996

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