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Marcia Pescador Jimenez

Research Fellow

Marcia Pescador Jimenez joined Coral as a postdoctoral fellow. Her research focuses on addressing the influence of geographic contextual factors throughout the life-course, including access to green space, on cardiovascular health and health disparities. In related research, Marcia aims to understand the multi-level and multi-factorial determinants of chronic diseases and their differential risk of mortality. Prior to coming to Harvard, Marcia graduated from a PhD in Epidemiology from the Brown University School of Public Health. She has conducted research at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. She holds a Master of Statistics from the Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven, Belgium and a Master of Sociology from Northeastern University, where she was research associate and  data manager for the Center for Population Health and Health Disparities.


Using Satellites to Track Indicators of Global Air Pollution and Climate Change Impacts: Lessons Learned From a NASA-Supported Science-Stakeholder Collaborative. (Pubmed Abstract)