Michael Schmeltz, DrPH

Assistant Professor

Public Health

E-mail: michael.schmeltz@csueastbay.edu

Phone: 510-885-4694

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Climate change and health, Extreme heat, Air quality, Environmental and climate justice, Epidemiology, Climate hazards and vulnerable populations, Geospatial analysis, Sustainability, Vector control, Occupational health & safety


Dr. Schmeltz received his doctorate in Public Health from the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center and School of Public Health where he focused his research on examining health and economic impacts associated with climate change. Afterwards, he was a postdoc at the US Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Research and Development, continuing his work on climate change impacts to human health. He has held positions at state and local public health agencies as well as working internationally in Australia and Asia studying methods of adaptation, mitigation, and assessment of vulnerable populations to extreme events and disasters.