Dr Christie Godsmark
Dr Christie Godsmark, Lecturer in Occupational Health
Dr Christie Godsmark is a Lecturer in Occupational Health at the School of Public Health, University College Cork (UCC). Dr Godsmark joined UCC this year after working in the Division of Environmental Health at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She completed her PhD in environmental medicine at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Although Dr Godsmark’s background is in physiology, her current lecturing and research focus areas include the impacts of climate change and extreme weather events on human health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on vulnerable populations. Dr Godsmark has also previously lectured on public health pesticides in integrated vector management and has investigated health impacts of domestic pesticide use in the peri-urban, poverty-stricken areas of South Africa. Through her research, Dr Godsmark has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, industry-targeted reports, conference proceedings and policy briefs, whilst also developing health-focused risk communication materials for low-literate populations.