University of Nebraska Medical Center
Kristina Kintziger is an environmental and infectious disease epidemiologist with experience in academia and public health practice. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT). Prior to joining UT faculty, she served as the epidemiologist/biostatistician for the Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) and Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) programs at the Florida Department of Health. Dr. Kintziger’s research interests are focused in environmental health, in general, and the application of novel and advanced epidemiologic methods to understanding the impacts of the environment on health. More specifically, her current focus is on understanding the vulnerabilities and the current and future disease burden associated with climate-sensitive hazards and disasters.