Works

Report
May 2022
Miri Powell

In recent years, intensifying wildfires in California and the West have prompted renewed calls to enhance fire...

Paper
March 2022
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens, John Langefeld, MD

Today’s health prevention and health care model was the future 20 years ago. Now it’s time to create a new future, based...

Paper
February 2022
Dr. Rebecca Miller, Dr. Iris Hui

Abstract: Climate change impacts such as disasters and higher temperatures can disrupt academic learning and reduce...

Article
January 2022
Dennis Berens, Phillip Polakoff, MD

This article by our partners at A Healthier We (AHW) looks at the shrinking rural health workforce, a problem that will...

Report
January 2022
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens, Chief Rural Strategist, A Healthier WE, June Sargent, Chief Impact Officer, A Healthier WE

A Healthier WE, the 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to addressing critical issues in rural health, has...

Article
January 2022
Dr., Dennis Berens, John Langefeld, MD, June Sargent, David Angelson, PhD

This article by our partners at A Healthier We (AHW) identifies five distinct programmatic areas -
 along with...

Report
November 2021
K. Lynn Gallagher, JD, Phillip Polakoff, MD

Rural communities operate, process, live, understand, and feel things differently than larger urban communities. In this...

Report
October 2021
Phillip Polakoff, MD

A Healthier WE, the 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to addressing critical issues in rural health, has...

Paper
July 2021
Iris Hui, John Coyle, Abraham Ryzhik
A paper examining the spatial distribution of EPA violations for water, air and hazardous waste datasets.
Paper
June 2021
Bruce Cain, Iris Hui, Angela Zhao

In recent years, wildfires have ravaged the landscape in many Western American states, especially California. But will...

June 2021
Michael Hotard, Nathan Lee

Local governments are responsible for a large share of infrastructure spending in the United States, but leaders at the...

May 2021
Iris Hui talks about the Lane Center's data-driven wildfire research initiatives.
Report
March 2021
Devin Hagan

Read Devin Hagan's study on vegetation management pratices for wildfire prevention. Santa Clara County experienced the...

Report
March 2021
Michael Hotard, Nathan Lee, Brytan Mendes
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis, the federal government provided relief funding to local...
Paper
March 2021
Lane Center researchers publish research on surveys on sexual harassment and gender discrimination.
Report
February 2021
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens, David Angelson

This document proposes creating a National Institute for Rural Health within the US Departments of Agriculture and...

Report
January 2021
Lila Mack

This community-based research project focused on identifying effective strategies for nonprofits and government agencies...

Report
January 2021
Phillip Polakoff, MD, Dennis Berens, David Angelson

This report uses three rural areas -- Española, NM; Orangeburg, SC; and Ord, NE -- as case studies to understand how, in...

Report
December 2020
Alex Evers, B.S. Earth Systems '22, Prateek Joshi, M.S. Civil/Environmental Engineering '21

This project, which started as a summer internship with the Western Interstate Energy Board and has continued with the...

Article
November 2020
Bruce E. Cain, Iris Hui, Elisabeth R. Gerber

Abstract

Climate change is one of the most polarized political issues facing the American electorate. Even in places...