New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Kathryn Lane is a senior environmental epidemiologist in the Bureau of Environmental Surveillance and Policy at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She conducts environmental health surveillance and policy-relevant epidemiologic studies of the relationship between temperature and health, power outages, and other environmental hazards. She has also led surveys to characterize energy insecurity, heat-health awareness, and barriers to protective actions, and power outage preparedness in NYC. She has an MA in Historical Studies from the University of Cape Town and an MPH in Epidemiology from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. She was a recipient of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) Fellowship in Applied Epidemiology in 2011-2012.