Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:00am
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250 Jefferson Hall, 17 Oxford St., Cambridge

Climate Week: “Human Health in a Changing Climate”

The Harvard Global Health Institute and the Climate Change Solutions Fund present: “Human Health in a Changing Climate.”

Welcoming remarks by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust. Keynote address by Gina McCarthy, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, with an introduction by Michelle Williams, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Panel discussions will follow featuring Aaron Bernstein, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and Associate Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Anneliese Depoux, Co-Director, Centre Virchow-Villermé, University of Sorbonne Paris Cité; Ashish Jha, K.T. Li Professor of International Health, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Harvard Global Health Institute; Vanessa Kerry, Seed Global Health; Jennifer Leaning, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights; Rainer Sauerborn, Chair of Public Health, Heidelberg University; Jerry Taylor, President of the Niskanen Center; Lise Van Susteren, CEO of Lucky Planet Foods; Michael VanRooyen, Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and Kira Vinke, Scientific Assistant to the Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. 

Lunch is provided. Registration required. 

About Harvard Climate Week: The Harvard University Center for the Environment, in cooperation with a wide variety of partner institutions across the Harvard campus, has organized a week of climate change-related events called Climate Week. This week-long program will give the Harvard community, as well as the interested public, exposure to some of the best scholarship and thinking related to climate change that we have at the University. For more information and the full list of events visit:

Contact Name: 

Andrew Iliff

Research Areas: 

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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