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Nathan Lothrop PhD

Nathan  Lothrop PhD

Assistant Research Professor

Community, Environment & Policy Department

1295 N. Martin Ave.
Drachman Hall
PO Box: 210202
Tucson AZ 85724
(520) 314-7971


Nathan Lothrop, PhD, is the associate director of the WEST EJ Center and an assistant research professor in the College of Public Health. With over 10 years of collaborative environmental health and epidemiology research experience in academia and private consulting, he is committed to community-engaged solutions to environmental health issues. Nathan has expertise in air pollution epidemiology, GIS and spatial analysis, social determinants of health, heavy metals exposures, research results reporting, and science communication. Prior to this, he worked in photography and media, a skillset he applies to science communications. Nathan is passionate about improving public health through responsible, team-based environmental health research and service. He has been awarded the International Society of Exposure Science JESEE Young Investigator Award (2019) and the College’s Community-Engaged Scholarship and Practice Award (2015).


Post Doctoral Research Associate, Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center, University of Arizona, 2022

PhD, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Arizona, 2020

MS, Geographic Information Systems Technology, University of Arizona, 2012

MS, Environmental and Regional Planning, University of Arizona, 2011

BA, Anthropology, Photography, New York University, 2008


Dr. Lothrop’s Publications

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