Plenary: Impacts of a Changing Climate on Public Health

March 19, 2020 - 2:15pm - 3:45pm ET

1.5 Advanced

Moderator: Lisa M. Carlson, MPH, MCHES®, APHA President 

Climate Change and Human Health
Speaker: Paul J. Schramm, MS, MPH

Health Professional Leadership in Climate Action and Advocacy
Speaker: Rebecca Rehr, MPH

Learning Objectives:

1) Describe at least two areas of scientific evidence on how changes in climate are impacting the public’s health. 

2) Identify actions that health educators can take to address the impact of climate change on health.

Lisa Carlson, MPH, MCHES®

Paul J. Schramm, MS, MPH

Health Scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rebecca Rehr, MPH

Director of the Climate for Health program, ecoAmerica

Rebecca Rehris the Director of the Climate for Health program at ecoAmerica, where she works to build public support and political will for climate solutions. Climate for Health is network of leaders from across the health sector demonstrating visible health leadership on climate change. She was the lead author on the most recent publication from Climate for Health, “ Moving Forward: A Guide for Health Professionals to Build Momentum on Climate Action”

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