Jason Vargo

Assistant Scientist

GHI, 1027, 1050 Medical Sciences Center ,1300 University Ave
(608) 263-6209
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Jason Vargo comes to SAGE from Atlanta, GA. He is an Assistant Scientist with SAGE and the Global Health Institute, working with Dr. Jonathan Patz on issues related to urbanization and health. Jason’s work has examined the influences of the built environment on healthy behaviors among residents in Bogotá, Colombia and the US. Most recently, he investigated the potential for urban planning and design to manage dangerous thermal exposures during extreme heat events.