Micah HahnPh.D., MPH

Micah Hahn
Associate Professor
Div. of Population Health Sciences, Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies Research Faculty


Dr. Micah Hahn is an Associate Professor of Environmental Health in the Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies. Her work focuses on understanding the health impacts of climate change and working with communities to develop locally relevant adaptation and resilience-building strategies. In order to address community needs, Dr. Hahn’s prior work has addressed vector-borne and zoonotic diseases, wildfires, health and extreme heat, air quality, food security, and safe transportation. Prior to joining UAA, she was an epidemiologist at the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention Climate and Health Program. Micah received her joint Ph.D. in Epidemiology/Environment and Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her MPH in Global Environmental Health from Emory University. Outside of the research world, Micah can be found running mountain trails or exploring Alaska by pack raft.

Professional & Department Service

  • The Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies