Allison Crimmins was the lead author and lead coordinator of the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s assessment on climate change and human health. She is an environmental scientist in EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, Climate Change Division, and specializes in climate change risks and impacts.
In addition to her work on climate change and human health, Allison is a co-lead on EPA’s climate impacts and risk analysis project, which quantifies economic benefits of global mitigation to the United States. She is also an author on EPA’s climate change indicators project. Prior to joining EPA, she worked at MIT’s Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and has a Master of Science in oceanography from San Francisco State University and Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.