Institute of Behavioral Science Room C-435-G
University of Colorado Boulder
483 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0483

IBS Associations

Research Affiliate, Natural Hazards Center

Research Interests

medical geography, climate change, public health, hazards/disasters

Brief Biography

Emma Hines is a master’s student in the department of geography at the University of Colorado Boulder. She received her bachelor’s degree in geography and environmental science from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017. As an undergraduate, she was selected as an ORISE fellow for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Climate and Health Program. In this position, she conducted a vulnerability assessment of Texas healthcare infrastructure when facing flooding. Hines, a Texas native herself, now hopes to focus her master’s research on healthcare system vulnerability in Houston, Texas following Hurricane Harvey.

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