Dr. Emily Jessica Rugel, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Emily Jessica Rugel, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Faculty of Forestry

Dept. of Forest Resources Management

Vancouver Campus


Environment, Forestry

Contact Information

Chosen name and pronouns:

Dr. Emily Jessica Rugel (She/Her/Hers)


Twitter/ BrainsOnNature

Alternate Contact

Lou Corpuz-Bosshart

Media Relations Specialist

Tel: 604 822 2048

Email: lou.bosshart@ubc.ca


Environmental epidemiology, urban design and health, greenspace and health, nature-based solutions, social isolation, lifecourse perspective, healthy ageing



In the Media

Pandemic walks – Terra Informa Health promoting urban design: Dr. Emily Rugel – Small Conversations for a Better World Podcast Battling mental illness, B.C. mountain climber finds peace in the outdoors – CBC