Mary Hayden, Ph.D.


Mary Hayden, Ph.D.

Research Professor
Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience


Dr. Hayden's work focuses on the intersection of weather, climate and health with an emphasis on vector-borne diseases. She is a Research Professor with the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience, adjoint faculty at the University of Colorado Denver, School of Public Health, a Guest Researcher with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and an affiliate scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.

Research Interests

Dr. Hayden’s research interests include a range of interdisciplinary topics focused on the integration of the physical and social sciences in the study of climate-sensitive health issues. This includes an emphasis on the human behavioral component at the intersection of weather, climate, and health with a focus on vector-borne diseases and extreme heat.

You can find Mary Hayden's CV here.