Open Positions

I am looking for students and postdocs interested in working on projects related to the health effects of environmental exposures as well as statistical computing. Students should send me an email (rpeng at to discuss possible research topics.


Roger D. Peng Principal Investigator
Amber Hackstadt Postdoctoral Fellow
Helen Powell Postdoctoral Fellow
Kate Freeland Master's student


Name Degree/Year Thesis Title Current Position
Jenna Krall PhD, 2014 Statistical methods for linking the chemical composition of particulate matter to health outcomes Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University
Brooke Anderson Postdoctoral Fellow Assistant Professor, Colorado State University
Detian Deng ScM, 2013 Studying the association between high-resolution air pollution time series and respiratory health outcomes PhD student, Johns Hopkins University
Renjie Chen Visitor Seasonal variation in the acute effect of particulate air pollution on mortality in the China Air Pollution and Health Effects Study (CAPES) PhD student, Fudan University
Jennifer Feder Bobb PhD, 2012 Statistical Analysis of Multisite Time Series Data for Estimating Health Effects of Environmental Exposures Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health
Aderonke Akinkugbe MPH, 2010 Health effects of short term exposure to particulate matter: Effect modification by prevalence of cardiovascular disease among Medicare enrollees, 1999--2002. PhD student, UNC Chapel Hill
Howard Chang PhD, 2009 Statistical methods for estimating the health effects of coarse particulate matter Assistant Professor, Emory University
Katherine Lin MHS, 2009 A method to geocode rural addresses and post office boxes: Application to a study of drinking water nitrate exposure and cancer incidence Research Associate, JHSPH Department of International Health
Jemma Walker MSc (Lancaster University, UK), 2006 Seasonal variation in the association of fine particulate matter and hospitalisation rates in 204 United States counties London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


Francesca Dominici Harvard School of Public Health
Michelle L. Bell Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Elizabeth Matsui Johns Hopkins School of Medicine