Climate Week: “Human Health in a Changing Climate”
Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 9:00am
250 Jefferson Hall, 17 Oxford St., Cambridge
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.
A panel discussion 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; 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; Samuel Myers, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Planetary Health Alliance; 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.