Elizabeth Kamai was an Intern at Ecologic Institute's San Mateo, CA office. She is primarily interested in environmental and community health and sustainable development. She works in English with some knowledge of French.
Elizabeth was involved in a project that aims to adapt community health policy to the needs of an aging population. She also assisted the research team with their work on resource use and indicators.
During her undergraduate studies, Elizabeth gained experience as a research assistant at the Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Dartmouth Medical School. Her assessment concerning biomarkers of pre-natal methylmercury exposure and the effects on birth outcomes led to her contribution to a publication concerning mercury exposure in New England. She also researched major mercury sources in the Gulf of Maine for a paper in Environmental Research.
Elizabeth received a bachelor of arts in environmental studies from Dartmouth College in June 2012. She spent a semester in South Africa studying the intersection between economic development and environmental management.
Elizabeth also competed on the varsity swim and club water polo teams. She was the captain of the water polo team in her senior year.