Avriel Diaz

Avriel Diaz

Research Interest


Avriel is a PhD candidate in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science and part of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society where she is studying climate impacts on health. She is currently the working group lead on climate adaptation for Lancet Countdown Latin America and is the co-founder of the international NGO, Walking Palms Global Health. She has spent years devoted to co-developing and co-creating international transdisciplinary partnerships building community resilience on the frontlines of climate change and variation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Her research interests includes climate services for health, prediction and forecasting, science implementation, science for decision making, and DEI practice.

Advisor: Dr. Ángel Muñoz


B.S. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, M.A. Columbia University