Kiera Dixon

Kiera Dixon

M.S. '23

Environmental Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health

Kiera is pursuing an M.S. degree in Environmental Health at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health.  She is currently conducting research related to air quality in Los Angeles and has previous experience assessing workplace exposure to air pollutants in vape shop workers.  In addition to learning and investigating how environmental exposures impact human health, she also has a passion for sustainability.  As an undergraduate at UCLA, she worked as Co-Director of the SWC EARTH club and performed research for an app designed to help grocery shoppers navigate ethical food labels to make informed choices while shopping.  She is in the process of obtaining the Leaders in Sustainability certification to gain further knowledge and experience in preparation for a career helping companies and organizations achieve sustainable goals to promote environmental health.  As a student researcher in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability’s Corporate Partners Program, she is assisting a climate-friendly snack company, known as Airly, investigate the impact of popular diets on human and planetary health.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends while hiking, surfing, thrifting, and finding the best local places to try new food.

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2021-2022 Research

Projects this year were each defined by single company but are being written to inform our larger membership. White papers will be released in June 2022!   2021-2022 Research Topics…