1990: Ph.D. Economics Harvard University
1988: M.A. Economics Harvard University
1985: B.A. Mathematics and Economics Duke University
Children's environmental health
Dr. Miranda specializes in research on environmental health, especially how the environment shapes health and well-being among children. She is a leader in the evolving field of geospatial health informatics and has studied, for example, the impact of racial residential segregation on health. She is the founding director of the Childrenâ€™s Environmental Health Initiative, a research, education and outreach program committed to fostering environments where all people can prosper. The initiativeâ€™s peer-reviewed research has been cited extensively, including in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencyâ€™s integrated science assessment on revisions to the national ambient air quality standard for lead.