Keith Spangler, PhD, ScM
Research Scientist
Boston University School of Public Health
Environmental Health

Keith Spangler is a research scientist in the Department of Environmental Health and the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Data Analytics Center (BEDAC) at Boston University. His research interests are in the health effects of climate change and its disproportionate impacts on socially vulnerable communities.

His recent work includes assessing spatiotemporal changes in heat-related mortality, developing a data repository of spatially resolved heat metrics, and improving exposure measurements for analyzing social determinants of health at various scales. He holds a Ph.D. in earth, environmental, and planetary sciences and an Sc.M. in epidemiology from Brown University.

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  1. Jain A, LaValley M, Dukes K, Lane K, Winter M, Spangler KR, Cesare N, Wang B, Rickles M, Mohammed S. Modeling health and well-being measures using ZIP code spatial neighborhood patterns. Sci Rep. 2024 Apr 22; 14(1):9180.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38649687; PMCID: PMC11035567; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-024-58157-w;
  2. Weinberger KR, Veeravalli N, Wu X, Nassikas NJ, Spangler KR, Joyce NR, Wellenius GA. Long-term Impact of Tropical Cyclones on Disease Exacerbation Among Children with Asthma in the Eastern United States, 2000-2018. Epidemiology. 2024 May 01; 35(3):398-407.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38630511
  3. Sun Y, Milando CW, Spangler KR, Wei Y, Schwartz J, Dominici F, Nori-Sarma A, Sun S, Wellenius GA. Short term exposure to low level ambient fine particulate matter and natural cause, cardiovascular, and respiratory morbidity among US adults with health insurance: case time series study. BMJ. 2024 Feb 21; 384:e076322.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38383039; PMCID: PMC10879982; DOI: 10.1136/bmj-2023-076322;
  4. Stowell JD, Sun Y, Gause EL, Spangler KR, Schwartz J, Bernstein A, Wellenius GA, Nori-Sarma A. Warm season ambient ozone and children's health in the USA. Int J Epidemiol. 2024 Feb 14; 53(2).View Related Profiles. PMID: 38553030; PMCID: PMC10980558; DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyae035;
  5. Haley BM, Patil P, Levy JI, Spangler KR, Tieskens KF, Carnes F, Peng X, Klevens RM, Troppy TS, Fabian MP, Lane KJ, Leibler JH. Evaluating COVID-19 Risk to Essential Workers by Occupational Group: A Case Study in Massachusetts. J Community Health. 2024 Feb; 49(1):91-99.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37507525; PMCID: PMC10823035; DOI: 10.1007/s10900-023-01249-x;
  6. Spangler KR, Brochu P, Nori-Sarma A, Milechin D, Rickles M, Davis B, Dukes KA, Lane KJ. Calculating access to parks and other polygonal resources: A description of open-source methodologies. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2023 Nov; 47:100606.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38042531; DOI: 10.1016/j.sste.2023.100606;
  7. Spangler KR, Adams QH, Hu JK, Braun D, Weinberger KR, Dominici F, Wellenius GA. Does choice of outdoor heat metric affect heat-related epidemiologic analyses in the US Medicare population? Environ Epidemiol. 2023 Aug; 7(4):e261.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37545812; PMCID: PMC10402938; DOI: 10.1097/EE9.0000000000000261;
  8. Anneser E, Stopka TJ, Naumova EN, Spangler KR, Lane KJ, Acevedo A, Griffiths JK, Lin Y, Levine P, Corlin L. Environmental equity and COVID-19 experiences in the United States: Results from three survey waves of a nationally representative study conducted between 2020-2022. medRxiv. 2023 May 17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37293071; PMCID: PMC10246057; DOI: 10.1101/2023.05.16.23290050;
  9. Errett NA, Hartwell C, Randazza JM, Nori-Sarma A, Weinberger KR, Spangler KR, Sun Y, Adams QH, Wellenius GA, Hess JJ. Survey of extreme heat public health preparedness plans and response activities in the most populous jurisdictions in the United States. BMC Public Health. 2023 May 03; 23(1):811.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37138325; PMCID: PMC10154751; DOI: 10.1186/s12889-023-15757-x;
  10. Randazza JM, Hess JJ, Bostrom A, Hartwell C, Adams QH, Nori-Sarma A, Spangler KR, Sun Y, Weinberger KR, Wellenius GA, Errett NA. Planning to Reduce the Health Impacts of Extreme Heat: A Content Analysis of Heat Action Plans in Local United States Jurisdictions. Am J Public Health. 2023 May; 113(5):559-567.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36926967; PMCID: PMC10088945; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2022.307217;
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