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Cassandra Clark, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow


My goal is to conduct policy-relevant research in the realms of exposure science, environmental epidemiology, and environmental justice. My research focuses on the environmental and human health impacts of oil and gas development and other emerging exposures on vulnerable populations, such as women, children, and rural communities.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale University, Environmental Health Sciences (2022)
  • MPhil
    Yale University, Environmental Health Sciences (2020)
  • BSc
    University of St. Thomas, Biology (2016)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
2022 Preventing the Next Public Health Threat PrizeYale School of Public Health2023
Research Excellence Prize in Population Sciences ResearchYale Cancer Center2022
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (F31)National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences2020
Predoctoral Research FellowYale Cancer Center Cancer Prevention and Control Program2020
Doctoral Dissertation Pilot GrantYale Institute for Biospheric Studies2019