Michelle L. Bell

Professor of Environmental Health


Dr. Bell's research investigates how human health is affected by atmospheric systems, including air pollution and weather.  Much of this work is based in epidemiology, biostatistics, and environmental engineering. The research is designed to be policy-relevant and contribute to well-informed decision-making to better protect human health.

She is a Professor of Environmental Health at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, with secondary appointments at the Yale School of Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences Division and the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science, Environmental Engineering Program. She is the recipient of the Prince Albert II de Monaco / Institut Pasteur Award, Rosenblith New Investigator Award, and the NIH Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award.

B.S. Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S. Environmental Engineering, Stanford University
M.S.E. Environmental Management, Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

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Air pollution in Mexico City.

Air pollution in Mexico City.