Laura (Layla) Kwong is an assistant professor in the School of Public Health. Her work with the Global Environmental Health Equity Lab focuses on identifying pathways of disease transmission; developing products and services to reduce exposure to climate change, air pollution, pathogens, and irritants; and evaluating intervention impacts on child health.
Research Expertise and Interest
environmental health sciences
September 1, 2021
Wearing face masks, particularly surgical masks, is truly effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19 in community settings, finds a new study led by researchers from Yale University, Stanford Medical School, the University of California, Berkeley, and the nonprofit Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA).