Selected Publications

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Papers in press and under review/revision. Watch this space!


Kruczkiewicz A, Klopp J, Fisher J, Mason S, McClain S, Sheekh NM, Moss R, Parks RM, Braneon C. (2021). Compound risks and complex emergencies require new approaches to preparedness, PNAS

Rowland ST, Parks RM, Boehme AK, Goldsmith J, Rush J, Just AC, Kioumourtzoglou MA. (2021). The Association Between Ambient Temperature Variability and Myocardial Infarction in a New York-State-Based Case-Crossover Study: an Examination of Different Variability Metrics, Environmental Research

Elser H, Parks RM, Moghavem N, Kiang MV, Bozinov N, Henderson VW, Rehkopf DH, Casey JA. (2021). Anomalously warm weather and acute care visits in patients with multiple sclerosis: A retrospective study of privately insured individuals in the US, PLoS Medicine

Parks RM, Anderson GB, Nethery RC, Navas-Acien A, Dominici F, Kioumourtzoglou MA. (2021). Tropical cyclone exposure is associated with increased hospitalization rates in older adults, Nature Communications

deSouza P, Braun D, Parks RM, Schwartz J, Dominici F, Kioumourtzoglou MA. (2021). Nationwide Study of Short-Term Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter and Cardiovascular Hospitalizations among Medicaid Enrollees, Epidemiology


Nethery RC, Katz-Christy N, Kioumourtzoglou MA, Parks RM, Schumacher A, Anderson GB. (2020). Integrated causal-predictive machine learning models for tropical cyclone epidemiology, arXiv (preprint)

Kontis V, Bennett JE, Rashid T, Parks RM, Pearson-Stuttard J, Guillot M, Asaria P, Zhou B, Battaglini M, Corsetti G, McKee M, Di Cesare M, Mathers C, Ezzati M. (2020). Magnitude, demographics and dynamics of the effect of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on all-cause mortality in 21 industrialized countries, Nature Medicine

Parks RM, Thalheimer L. (2020). The hidden burden of pandemics, climate change and migration on mental health, UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) thematic series on health

Kontis V, Bennett JE, Parks RM, Rashid T, Pearson-Stuttard J, Asaria P, Guillot M, Blangiardo M, Ezzati M. (2020). Age and sex-specific total mortality impacts of the early weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic in England and Wales: Application of a Bayesian model ensemble to mortality statistics, MedrXiv (preprint)

Parks RM, McLaren M, Rivett U, Thomson M. (2020). Vital signs: health security in South Africa. Chapter 5: climate, drought, food and health, Brenthurst Foundation, Oppenheimer & Sons

Parks RM, Bennett JE, Tamura-Wicks H, Kontis V, Toumi R, Ezzati M. (2020). Anomalously warm temperatures are associated with increased injury deaths, Nature Medicine


Bennett JE, Tamura-Wicks H, Parks RM, Burnett RT, Pope CA III, Bechle MJ, Marshall JD, Danaei G, Ezzati M. (2019). National and county life expectancy loss associated with particulate matter pollution in the USA: a spatiotemporal analysis, PLoS Medicine

Parks RM, McLaren M, Toumi R, Rivett U. (2019). Experiences and lessons in managing water from Cape Town, Grantham Briefing Papers


Parks RM, Bennett JE, Foreman KJ, Toumi R, Ezzati M. (2018). National and regional seasonal dynamics of all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the USA from 1980 to 2016, eLife


Parks RM. (2016). Weather, climate and health, Weather