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Roger Peng, Johns Hopkins University

July 02, 2014

What impact will extreme weather events—such as droughts, floods and heat waves—have on human health? That’s one question statistician Roger Peng is working to answer. Through statistics, he’s developing a better understanding of the health risks of climate change on vulnerable populations.

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