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Affiliation: 
Public Health Institute
Title: 
Epidemiologist
Department: 
Center for Climate Change and Health
Expertise: 
Health Impacts of Climate Change

Biography

Neil Maizlish, PhD, MPH is an epidemiologist with over 25 years of experience in quantitative research methods, statistics, and health informatics in local and state government, academia, community clinics, unions, and the private sector. He currently a senior Research Scientist in the Center for Climate Change and Health at the Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA. He previously served as a research scientist at the California Department of Public Health, where his focus was the public health impacts of climate change and the built environment, modeling the health co-benefits of active transport, climate and health adaptation, and the development of healthy community indicators. His previous posts also include research manager for the California Division of Workers' Compensation, community epidemiologist for the City of Berkeley Public Health Division, Fulbright scholar in Latin America, consultant to the World Health Organization, and adjunct professor at the University of California, Berkeley.