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Misbath ​Daouda, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Misbath Daouda is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences whose interdisciplinary research focuses on the health equity implications of climate mitigation strategies in the US and in West Africa.


Misbath Daouda is an Assistant Professor of Health Equity and Environmental Justice in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences. Her research focuses on the distribution of health benefits from energy transitions in the context of climate change in the US and in West Africa. Using environmental epidemiology, exposure modeling, and qualitative methods, she aims to generate community-driven evidence that can support the centering of equity in energy policy and initiatives to achieve just transitions. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, she obtained her MPH from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and her PhD in Environmental Health Sciences from Columbia Mailman School of Public Health.

Research Interests

  • Climate and health equity
  • Just energy transitions and related interventions
  • Domestic and international dimensions of environmental justice
  • Maternal and child health
  • Mixed methods


  • PhD – Environmental Health Sciences
    Columbia University
  • MPH – Environmental Health Sciences
    Harvard University
  • BS / BA – Chemistry / Hispanic Studies
    Washington College