Linchen He, PhD, MA, MEM

Assistant Professor
lih322@lehigh.edu

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Linchen He is an environmental health scientist exploring the health effects of conventional and emerging environmental risk factors (e.g., air pollution and climate change-related exposures) and the underlying pathophysiologic pathways. He comes to Lehigh from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he conducted his postdoctoral research. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Health, an MA in Environmental Epidemiology, and a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from Duke University. 

Education

  • Duke University, PhD, Environmental Science & Health
  • Duke University, MA, Environmental Epidemiology
  • Duke University, MEM, Environmental Management
  • Shanxi University, BE, Environmental Engineering
  • Shanxi University, BEc, Economics

Areas of Research and Publications

Dr. He’s research focuses on exploring the health effects of conventional and emerging environmental risk factors and the underlying pathophysiologic pathways, by: (1) Discovering, analyzing, and using new biomarkers; (2) Utilizing low-cost sensors to conduct precise exposure assessment (e.g., air pollution and heat exposure); and (3) Developing and applying advanced statistical models and data-driven methods. Google Scholar

Awards and Honors

2019-2020: Duke Global Health Doctoral Scholars Fellowship, Duke University                  
2016-2020: James B. Duke Fellowship, Duke University 

Courses