Postdoctoral Research Associate
Community, Environment & Policy Department
Nathan Lothrop joined MEZCOPH in 2011 and is currently a project manager in the Dept. of Community, Environment and Policy. His research centers on the relationship between the built environment and the health of vulnerable populations, including children, residents of rural areas, and those from low socio-economic backgrounds. Nathan has coordinated several environmental health studies dealing with various contaminants, including legacy mining waste and air pollution. In 2014, he was awarded MEZCOPH’s Excellence in Community-Engaged Scholarship and Practice Award for his work in reporting back environmental health study results. He currently manages the Gold King Mine Spill Diné Exposure Project, which is investigating health impacts on the Navajo Nation from the Gold King Mine Spill.