Christina Batteate

Outreach Coordinator


Academic Titles/Accomplishments/Affiliations:

MPH, Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
MA, Latin American Studies, UCLA International Institute
BS, City and Regional Planning, Minor, Sustainable Environments, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Research interest:

Healthy and sustainable cities and regions.

Recent Publications: 

Nemati, E., Batteate, C. and Jerrett, M., (2017). Opportunistic Environmental Sensing with Smartphones: a Critical Review of Current Literature and Applications. Current Environmental Health Reports, 4(3), pp.306-318.

Malloy, T.F., Zaunbrecher, V.M., Batteate, C.M., Blake, A., Carroll Jr, W.F., Corbett, C.J., Hansen, S.F., Lempert, R.J., Linkov, I., McFadden, R. and Moran, K.D. (2017). Advancing alternative analysis: integration of decision science. Environmental Health Perspectives, 125(6).

Cohen, D., Han, B., Derose, K. P., Williamson, S., Paley, A., & Batteate, C. (2016). CicLAvia: Evaluation of participation, physical activity and cost of an open streets event in Los Angeles. Preventive Medicine, 90, 26–33.

Brozen, M., Batteate, C., Cole, B., & Cohen, D. (2016). A69 – Open Streets and Business Volumes in Los Angeles: Friend or Foe? Journal of Transport & Health, 3(2).

Batteate, C., Shu, S., Cohen, D., Brozen, M., Zhu, Y., & Cole, B. (2016). A01 – Ciclavia: A Magnet for Health in Los Angeles. Journal of Transport & Health, 3(2), S4–S5.

Shu, S., Batteate, C., Cole, B., Froines, J., & Zhu, Y. (2016). Air quality impacts of a CicLAvia event in Downtown Los Angeles, CA. Environmental Pollution, 208.

Christina’s immersion in creating sustainable urban environments spans the last decade and globe, including work on housing, transportation and food systems in North and South America. A student of urban planning and practitioner of public health, Christina’s career functions at the intersection of two increasingly interdependent disciplines. She earned her Bachelor of Science in City and Regional Planning from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and joint Masters degrees in Public Health and Latin American Studies from UCLA. She currently contributes to a variety of projects addressing environmental health in the fields of transportation, agriculture and decision-science. In her role as Outreach Coordinator for COEH, she manages web and social media presence, curates videos and articles, hosts bi-annual educational symposia, and helps to connect the research, service and training of COEH to the general public.