Dr Miranda Loh

Director of Science and Engagement

Miranda Loh is Director of Science and Engagement at the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM). She leads the Research Team at IOM, which develops our research capabilities in hazardous substances exposure assessment, health and wellbeing at work, and air pollution and the built environment’s impact on human exposure and health. With an additional interest in science communication and engagement with communities.

She has recently worked on projects which include; the use of wearable sensors in exposure, sensors in risk assessment and management, creative methods for engaging the public and stakeholders in environmental health issues.

Her topics of research include; air pollution exposures, personal level exposures, indoor and outdoor air pollution, sensor use, effectiveness of facemasks in protecting against particles. With work being done on the evaluation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the environment, and risks of Covid-19 environmental transmission in the workplace.

She has worked on projects in the USA and Europe, China, Kenya, India, and Thailand.

Contact details:

Director of Science and Engagement

Office: +44 (0) 131 449 8052

Mobile: +44 (0) 7818 426 602

Email: Miranda.loh@iom-world.org


  • ScD Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health
  • MS Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health
  • BA Human Biology, Stanford University

Committee and Society Memberships:

  • International Society of Exposure Science
  • International Society of Environmental Epidemiology
  • Society for Risk Analysis

Research interests:

  • Exposure Science