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Laura Bozzi, PhD

Director of Programs



Dr. Laura Bozzi is Director of Programs for the Yale Center on Climate Change and Health (YCCCH) and a Lecturer in Environmental Health Sciences at the Yale School of Public Health. At YCCCH, she leads the Center's policy and public health practice work in Connecticut, teaches the Clinic in Climate Justice, Law, and Public Health, and is leading development of the new YCCCH Policy Impact Unit. She is actively engaged in Connecticut climate policy development, outreach, and advocacy, including through membership in the Governor’s Council on Climate Change’s Public Health and Safety Working Group. Previously, Dr. Bozzi led the Rhode Island Department of Health Climate Change Program. Over her career, she has worked across the United States -- from Oregon and West Virginia to Washington, DC and Rhode Island – in climate and health, environmental litigation, agriculture and food systems, and fisheries. Laura holds a Ph.D. and M.E.M in Forestry and Environmental Studies and a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, from Yale University.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale University, Forestry & Environmental Studies (2013)
  • MEM
    Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
  • BS
    Yale University, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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