Jason Vargo

Education

PhD

Departments & Organizations

Global Health Institute
Nelson Institute

Research Focus

Urbanization and Health

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Jason Vargo comes to the Global Health Institute from Atlanta. He was a fellow with the GHI and the Center for Sustainability & the Global Environment in UW’s Nelson Institute working with Dr. Jonathan Patz on issues related to urbanization and health. Jason’s work has examined the influences on the built environment on healthy behaviors among residents in Bogotá, Colombia and the US. Most recently, he investigated the potential for urban planning and design to manage dangerous thermal exposures during extreme heat events.

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