Bhramar Mukherjee

Are heat waves more deadly for women?

This question initiated a study analyzing how extreme temperatures affect mortality differently for men and women, focusing on India.

The research team, including Yi-Ting Lin, a University of Michigan doctoral student in biostatistics, and Bhramar Mukherjee, professor and chair of the Department of Biostatistics at U-M School of Public Health, examined 30 years of gender-stratified mortality data related to extreme temperatures in India.

Read the full story at Michigan News.