Mary Hayden, Ph.D.

Mary Hayden

Mary Hayden, Ph.D.

Research Professor

Biography

Dr. Hayden's work focuses on the intersection of weather, climate and health with an emphasis on vector-borne diseases. She is a Research Professor with the Trauma, Health and Hazards Center at the University of Colorado, adjoint faculty at the University of Colorado School of Public Health, a Guest Researcher with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and an affiliate scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.

Areas of Interest

Dr. Hayden's primary research emphasis is on the human behavioral component of climate-sensitive health and disease issues. Her current work includes a focus on the human behavioral role in the transmission dynamics of the virus vector, Aedes aegypti, improving health outcomes related to human plague in East Africa through enhanced surveillance, and assessing current adaptive capacity and future societal resilience to extreme heat in North America. She has also focused recently on advancing women’s roles in the control of vector-borne diseases such as malaria through field studies in Indonesia and Kenya.

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