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Joan Casey

Assistant Professor, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  • Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
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  • United States of America

About Joan Casey

Environmental epidemiologist studying emerging environmental exposures, with a focus on sustainability and social determinants of health.

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Geography Science, technology and society

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Contributor Nature Energy

Reduce coal-fired power plant emissions, improve respiratory health

Kicking coal completely or scrubbing health-harming sulfur dioxide out of the air reduces serious asthma-related hospitalization and emergency room visits and inhaler use among asthmatics.

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