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Amber Vaughn MPH

Teaching Assistant
  • Department of Environmental & Occupational Health

Amber is a doctoral student studying environmental and occupational health. Amber's focus of her doctoral research is radon and policy consideration for minimizing radon exposure. She is a teaching assistant for the introduction to environmental and occupational health course at the Colorado School of Public Health. Amber is currently completing a practicum with the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists.

Amber has a master in public health with a dual emphasis in biostatistics and epidemiology from ColoradoSPH and a degree in cellular and molecular biology with minors in chemistry and mathematics from Adams State College. During her time at ColoradoSPH, she participated in research regarding radon, biomonitoring environmental exposures of children in the San Luis Valley, Colorado, research in chronic kidney disease of unknown origins in the San Luis Valley, and exposures of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Areas of Expertise

  • Radon
  • Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology
  • SA

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • MPH, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Colorado School of Public Health, 2017
  • BS, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Adams State College, 2012