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Amir Sapkota Ph.D.

Amir Sapkota, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair

Epidemiology and Biostatistics
2234F School of Public Health
College Park , Maryland 20742
Office Phone: 301-405-8716


  1. Post-Doctoral Training
  2. Environmental Epidemiology
  3. International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon France
  4. Doctor of Philosophy
  5. Environmental Health Sciences
  6. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD
  7. Bachelor of Science
  8. Chemistry and Environmental Sciences (Double Major)
  9. Clark University, Worcester, MA


Dr. Sapkota's primary research interests lie in the area of exposure assessment and environmental epidemiology. He is interested in utilizing personal as well as population level exposure assessment methods to understand risk of risk of respiratory diseases. Current ongoing projects include 1) indoor air pollution from solid fuels and lung cancer risk in Nepal, 2) traffic exposure and risk of asthma exacerbation, and 3) climate change and respiratory diseases among representative sample of US population.