Christopher Troeger

Christopher Troeger, MPH, is a doctoral student at the University of Washington and a pre-doctoral research assistant at the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). He is currently working on the team modeling COVID-19 deaths and healthcare utilization for IHME. His research interests are diarrheal diseases, lower respiratory infections, and childhood growth and development. Troeger grew up in a ski resort in Colorado and earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the University of Colorado. Prior to starting his doctoral program, Troeger was a researcher on the Global Burden of Disease study at IHME.

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Governance

Just How Do Deaths Due to COVID-19 Stack Up?

Coronavirus is now the #1 killer in New York, Brazil, and Peru, the #2 top cause of death in England, and #3 in Sweden

Aging

High-Risk Populations for Severe COVID-19 Infections in the United States

About one quarter of the U.S. adult population could be considered high risk for severe COVID-19 infections

Environment

Wildfires, Air Quality, and the Risk of Lung Diseases

Respiratory diseases caused by invisible "PM2.5" particles released by wildfires are a significant health risk to people