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MyDzung T. Chu

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
PhD candidate
Greater Boston Area
MyDzung T. Chu is an environmental and occupational health epidemiologist interested in community-based research on social determinants of health and environmental exposures within the home, workplace, and neighborhood contexts. Her current research focus on drivers of air pollution in the home and highlighting exposure disparities for low-income and immigrant communities. She is also involved in community organizing efforts around affordable housing and anti-displacement in her neighborhood of Dorchester, MA. She is a current PhD student in the Population Health Sciences program and the Environmental Health Department at Harvard University. Prior to that, she worked at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in the Occupational Health Surveillance and the Youth Health Survey Programs to promote intersector collaborations to improve data collection and the targeting of interventions for worker health and safety and adolescent health. MyDzung holds a MSPH in Environmental and Occupational Health and Epidemiology from Emory University and a BA in Neuroscience from Smith College.