Faculty Associates

Samuel Myers

Senior Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Health (HSPH); Clinical Instructor (HMS)

Research Interests: 

Climate change. Human health impacts of large-scale, anthropogenic environmental change including climate change, land use change, and deterioration of ecosystem services. Consequences of large-scale environmental change to human nutrition and impact of food production systems on the environment.

In the News:

Radio Interviews
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/05/08/310473928/less-nutritious-grains-may-be-in-our-future (NPR morning edition)

http://www.cbc.ca/quirks/2014/05/10/2014-05-10-1/ (Canadian Broadcast Company’s Quirks and Quarks)

http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-08-30/rising-carbon-dioxide-levels-may-reduce-nutritional-value-important-foods (PRI’s Living on Earth)
 
Print Media
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/07/climate-change-food-crops-nutrition

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/rising-co2-levels-could-reduce-nutrition-values-of-staple-crops-like-wheat-rice-and-soy-9334097.html

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3030166/rising-co2-levels-find-new-ways-to-kill-

Presentations:

http://vimeo.com/76539456 (Emerging threats to health from global environmental change—notes from the field)
 

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Email: huce@environment.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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