Population Health Sciences Faculty

Alasdair Cohen, PhD, MPH, MSc

Assistant Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences

Education

  • 2016
    PhD, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
    University of California Berkeley School of Public Health
    Berkeley, CA
  • 2016
    Master of public health
    University of California Berkeley School of Public Health
    Berkeley, CA
  • 2007
    MSc, Water Science, Policy, and Management
    University of Oxford
    Oxford, England

Publications

View publications on Alasdair Cohen's Google Scholar profile.

Research Interests

  • Drinking water
  • Environmental epidemiology
  • Rural health
  • Indicators
  • China

Professional Experience

Cohen has over ten years of international water and development experience and has worked for three United Nations (UN) agencies. Much of his previous work focused on developing and evaluating water-related and poverty-related indicators. From 2008-2014, he designed and maintained a UN project to create the Multidimensional Poverty Assessment Tool, an open-source, survey-based monitoring and evaluation tool which has been used in multiple countries.