Chris Uejio


Dr. Uejio studies how the physical environment, broadly defined, influences human health and well-being. He co-authored the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) Framework. He frequently works with health departments to understand and adapt to climate change. His work has been funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Protection Agency, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Ph.D. Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
M.A. Geography, University of Arizona, 2006
B.S. Atmospheric Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2004

Courses Taught

GEO4450/GEO5451 Medical Geography

GEO5453 Global Health

GIS5400/GEO4930 GIS & Social Sciences

GEO5165C Quantitative Geography

Selected Publications

Chris Uejio


Associate Professor, Director of Geography Graduate Programs

Areas of Interest: Public health, medical geography, climate variability, climate change, vulnerability, health disparities, health interventions, environmental health, infectious diseases (mosquito borne, waterborne, foodborne), stakeholder driven science

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