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Christopher Uejio

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: Bellamy 317A
Email: cuejio@fsu.edu
Website: ckuejio.strikingly.com


Ph.D., Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisonsin-Madison


  • Public Health/Medical Geography
  • Environmental Health
  • Applied Climatology
  • Hazards

Current Research

  • Extreme heat and human health
  • Waterborne diseases
  • Mosquito transmitted disease (e.g. dengue)
  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • Working with public health departments to adapt to climate change
  • Using environmental and geographic information to improve decision making

Selected Publications

  • Marinucci, G., G. Luber, C.K. Uejio, S. Saha, J. Hess. Building Resilience Against Climate Effects – A Framework for Public Health Agencies. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Special Issue: Climate Change and Human Health. 11(6), 6433-6458.

  • Uejio, C.K., M.E. Hayden, E. Zielinski-Gutierrez, J.R. Robles Lopez, R. Barrera, M. Amador, G. Thompson, S. Waterman. (2014) Biological Control of Mosquitoes in Scrap Tires in Brownsville, Texas, USA, and Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 30 (2), 130-135.

  • Heaton, M.J., S.R. Sain, T.A. Greasby, C.K. Uejio, M.H. Hayden, A.J. Monaghan, J. Boehnert, K. Sampson, D. Banerjee, V. Nepal, O.V. Wilhelmi. (2014) Identifying Risk Factors for Heat-Related Mortality Using a Spatially Varying Coefficient Model. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology, 8, 23-33.

  • Uejio, C.K., S.H. Yale, K. Malecki, M.A. Borchardt, H.A. Anderson, J.A. Patz. (2014) Drinking Water Systems, Hydrology, and Childhood Gastrointestinal Illness. American Journal of Public Health. 104 (4), 639-646. http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2013.301659

  • Tamerius, J.T., J. Shaman, W. Alonso, K. Bloom-Feshbach, C.K. Uejio, A.C. Comrie, C. Viboud. (2013) Environmental Predictors of Seasonal Influenza Epidemics Across Temperate and Tropical Climates. PLOS Pathogens. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1003194

Recent Fellowships & Achievements

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award

  • PERISHIP Dissertation Fellowship in Hazards, Risks, and Disasters. National Science Foundation, Swiss Re, The Public Entity Risk Institute, and the University of Colorado Natural Hazards Center

  • System for Integrated Modeling of Metropolitan Extreme Heat Risk (SIMMER) Application for NASA Research Announcement Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science

Curriculum Vitae (PDF file)


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