Names in bold indicate CDC Climate & Health Program authorship.

2018 (to date)

Angel JC, Swanston BM, Boustead KC, Conlon KR, Hall JL, Jorns KE, Kunkel MC, Lemos B, Lofgren TA, Ontl J, Posey K, Stone G, Takle, Todey D. “Chapter 21: Midwest.External” 2018. In Reidmiller DR, Avery CW, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Lewis KLM, Maycock TK, Stewart BC (eds.) Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.

Carter LA, Terando K, Dow K, Hiers KE, Kunkel A, Lascurain D, Marcy M, Osland, Schramm P.. “Chapter 19: SoutheastExternal.” 2018. In Reidmiller DR, Avery CW, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Lewis KLM, Maycock TK, Stewart BC (eds.) Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.

Ebi KL, Balbus JM, Luber G, Bole A, Crimmins A, Glass G, Saha S, Shimamoto MM, Trtanj J, White-Newsome JL “Chapter 14: Human Health.External” 2018. In Reidmiller DR, Avery CW, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Lewis KLM, Maycock TK, Stewart BC (eds.) Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II.. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.

Lay CR, Mills D, Belova, A, Sarofim MC, Kinney PL, Vaidyanathan, A, Saha, S. “Emergency department visits and ambient temperature: Evaluating the connection and projecting future outcomesExternal.” GeoHealth, 2018: 2, 182–194.


Bell JE, Brown C, Conlon K, Herring S, Kunkel K, Lawrimore J, Luber G, Schrek C, Smith A, Uejio C. “Changes in extreme events and the potential impacts on human health.ExternalJournal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 2017: 265-287.

Coopersmith, EJ, Bell JE, Benedict K,  Shriber J,  McCotter O,. Cosh MH. “Relating coccidioidomycosis (valley fever) incidence to soil moisture conditionsExternal.” GeoHealth, 2017: 1 (1): 51-63.

Moulton AD, Schramm PJ.  “Climate Change and Public Health Surveillance: Toward a Comprehensive Strategy.”External Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 2017:  23(6), 618–626.


Conlon KC, Kintziger KW, Jagger M, Stefanova L, Ueijo CK, Konrad C. “Working with climate projections to estimate disease burden: perspectives from public healthExternal.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016:13(8): 804.

Conlon K, Monaghan AJ, Hayden MH, Wilhelmi O. “ Potential impacts of future climatic and land use changes on intra-urban heat exposure in Houston, TexasExternal.” PLoS One 2016:11:e148890.

Saha S, Schramm P, Nolan A, Hess J.  “Adverse weather conditions and fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States, 1994–2012External.” Environmental Health, 2016: 15(1): 104.


Lulla V., Stanforth A., Prudent N., Johnson D., Luber G.  “Modeling Vulnerable Urban Populations in the Global Context of a Changing ClimateExternal.” 2015. In: Ahn R., Burke T., McGahan A. (eds) Innovating for Healthy Urbanization. Springer, Boston, MA

Saha S, Brock JW, Vaidyanathan A, Easterling DR, Luber G. “Spatial variation in hyperthermia emergency department visits among those with employer-based insurance in the United States – a case-crossover analysisExternal.” Environmental Health 2015: 14:20.


Berko J, Ingram D, Saha S, Parker J. “Deaths Attributed to Heat, Cold, and Other Weather Events in the United States, 2006–2010Cdc-pdf.” National Health Statistics Reports, Number 76. National Center for Health Statistics, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2014.

Carter LM, Jones JW, Berry L, Burkett V, Murley JF, Obeysekera J, Schramm PJ, Wear D. “Southeast and the Caribbean. Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate AssessmentExternal,” 2014. In J. M. Melillo, Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and G. W. Yohe, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Hess JJ, Eidson M, Tlumak J, Raab K, Luber G. “An Evidence-Based Public Health Approach to Climate Change AdaptationExternal.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2014: 122(11): 1177–1186.

Hess JJ, Saha S, Luber G.Summertime Acute Heat Illness in US Emergency Departments from 2006-2010: Analysis of a Nationally Representative SampleExternal.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2014: 122(11):1209-15.

Hess JJ, Schramm PJ, Luber G.Public Health and Climate Change Adaptation at the Federal Level: One Agency’s Response to Executive Order 13514External.” American Journal of Public Health, 2014: 104 (3), 22-30.

Luber, G. “Climate Change and Human Health: NASA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CollaborationExternal.” Geocarto International, 2014: 29(1):17-18.

Luber G, Knowlton K, Balbus J, Frumkin H, Hayden M, Hess J, McGeehin M, Sheats N, Backer L, Beard CB, Ebi KL, Maibach E, Ostfeld RS, Wiedinmyer C, Zielinski-Gutiérrez E, Ziska L. “Human Health. Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate AssessmentExternal, 2014.

Manangan AP, Uejio CK, Saha S, Schramm PJ, Marinucci GD, Brown CL, Hess JJ, Luber G. “Assessing health vulnerability to climate change: A guide for health departmentsCdc-pdf.” Climate and Health Technical Report Series, 2014.

Marinucci GD, Luber G, Uejio CK, Saha S, Hess JJ. “Building Resilience against Climate Effects—A Novel Framework to Facilitate Climate Readiness in Public Health Agencies.ExternalInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014:11(6):6433-6458.

Schramm PJ, Uejio CK, Hess JJ, Marinucci GD, Luber G.Climate Models and the Use of Climate Projections: A Brief Overview for Health DepartmentsCdc-pdf.” Climate and Health Technical Report Series, 2014.


CDC. Climate Change and Extreme Heat EventsCdc-pdf. 2013.

Dhara VR, Schramm PJ, Luber G. “Climate Change and Infectious Diseases in India: Implications for Healthcare ProvidersExternal.” Indian Journal of Medical Research, 2013: 138(6):847-52.

Haynes AK, MananganAP, Iwane MK, Sturm-Ramirez K, Homaira N, Brooks WA, Luby S,  Rahman M, Klena JD, Zhang Y, Yu H, Zhan F, Dueger E, Mansour AM, Azazzy N, McCracken JP, Bryan JP, Lopez MR, Burton DC, Bigogo G, Breiman RF, Feikin DR, Njenga K, Montgomery J, Cohen AL, Moyes J, Pretorius M, Cohen C, Venter M, Chittaganpitch M,  Thamthitiwat S, Sawatwong P; Baggett HC, Luber G, Gerber SI. “Respiratory Syncytial Virus Circulation in Seven Countries With Global Disease Detection Regional CenterExternal.” Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2013: 208: S246-S254.

Hess JJ, Marinucci G, Schramm PJ, Manangan A, Luber G. “Management of Climate Change Adaptation at the United States Centers for Disease Control and PreventionExternal.” 2013. In Climate Change and Global Public Health. Editors: Pinkerton K and Rom W. New York: Springer.

Schramm PJ, Blackmore GM, Crosson W, Emrich CT, Estes M, Goodman M, Lipp EK, Liu Y, Morris G, Stumpf RP, Thie L, Tomlinson MC. “Human Health and Climate Change in the Southeast USACdc-pdfExternal.”  2013. In Ingram K, Dow K, Carter L, and J Anderson, eds., Climate of the Southeast United States: Variability, Change, Impacts, and Vulnerability. Washington DC: Island Press.


Azziz-Baumgartner E, Luber G, Conklin L, Tosteson TR, Granade HR, Dickey RW, Backer LC. “Assessing the Incidence of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning with Two Surveys Conducted in Culebra, Puerto Rico, during 2005 and 2006External.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012: 120(4):526-9.

Hess, JJ, McDowell JZ, Luber G.Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Public Health Practice: Using Adaptive Management to Increase Adaptive Capacity and Build ResilienceExternal.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012: 120(2):171-9.

Holdren J et al. “National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021: A Strategic Plan for the US Global Change Research ProgramCdc-pdfExternal.” 2012.

Houghton, A., Prudent N, Scott JE, Wade R, Luber G.Climate Change-Related Vulnerabilities and Local Environmental Public Health Tracking through GEMSS: a web-based visualization toolExternal.” Applied Geography, 2012: 33: 36–44.

Johnson, D, Stanforth A, Lulla V, Luber G. “Developing an applied extreme heat vulnerability index utilizing socioeconomic and environmental dataExternal.” Applied Geography, 2012: 35 (1–2): 23–31.

Lin S, Hsu WH, Van Zutphen AR, Saha S, Luber G, Hwang SA. “Excessive heat and respiratory hospitalizations in New York state: estimating current and future public health burden related to climate changeExternal.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012: 120(11), 1571.

Schramm PJ. National Climate Assessment Health Sector Workshop Report: Northwest RegionCdc-pdfExternal. 29pp, Seattle, Washington, 2012.

Schramm PJ. National Climate Assessment Health Sector Workshop Report: Southeast RegionCdc-pdfExternal. 32pp, Charleston, South Carolina, 2012.


Bush KF, Luber G, Rani Kotha S, Dhaliwal RS, Kapil V, Pascual M, Brown DG, Frumkin H, Dhiman RC, Hess J, Wilson ML, Balakrishnan K, Eisenberg J, Kaur T, Rood R, Batterman S, Joseph A, Gronlund CJ, Agrawal A, Hu H. “Impacts of Climate Change on Public Health in India: Future Research DirectionsExternal.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2011: 119(6): 765–770.

Luber G. “Confronting a Changing Climate: A Public Health ApproachExternal.” Worcester Medicine, 2011: 75(3): 14-15.


Ebi, K, Berry P, Campbell-Lendrum D, Corvalan C, Guillemo J, Aparicio M, Bakir H, Kabir I, Kendrovski V, Luber G, Raingsey Prak P, Sharshenova A, Ugarte C. “Protecting Health from Climate Change: Vulnerability and Adaptation AssessmentExternal.” 2010. Pan American Health Organization. Washington D.C.

Portier CJ, Thigpen-Tart K, Hess J, Luber G, Maslak T, Radtke M, Strickman D, Trtanj JM, Carter SR, Dilworth CH, Grambsch A, Howard SN, Lutz JT, Rosenthal JP, Rowles T, Sandifer P, Scheraga J, Whung PY. “A Human Health Perspective on Climate ChangeCdc-pdf.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2010: doi:10.1289/ehp.1002272.


CDC. “Recognizing, Preventing and Treating Heat-Related Illness: An e-learning course.” 2009.

Johnson DP, Wilson JS, Luber G. “Socioeconomic indicators of heat-related health risk supplemented with remotely sensed dataExternal.” International Journal of Health Geographics. 2009: 8:57.

Luber G, Prudent N. “Climate Change and Human HealthExternal.” Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association, 2009: Vol 120: 113-117.

Prudent N, Houghton A, Stewart J, Petersen A, Thompson R, Byrne M, Luber G.Addressing Climate Change and Local Public Health: The Austin Climate Protection Program and the CDC Working Group on Climate Change CollaborationCdc-pdf.” Journal of Environmental Health, 2009: 71(8):18-9.


Frumkin H, Hess J, Luber G, Malilay J, McGeehin M. “Climate change: the public health responseExternal.” American Journal of Public Health, 2008: 98:435-445.

Frumkin H, Luber G. “Climate Change: A Public Health Framework.” Northwest Public Health, 2008: 25(2): 6-7.

Frumkin H, McMichael A, Hess J. “Climate Change and the Health of the PublicExternal.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2008: 35 (5): 401-402.

Gamble JL, Ebi KL, Grambsch AE, Sussman FG, Wilbanks TJ. “Analysis of the Effects of Global Change on Human Health and Welfare and Human Systems. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change ResearchCdc-pdfExternal.” 2008. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.

Golden J, Hartz D, Brazel A, Luber G, Phelan P. “A biometeorology study of climate and heat-related morbidity in Phoenix from 2001 to 2006External.” International Journal of Biometeorology, 2008: 52 (6): 471-480.

Hess J, Malilay J, Parkinson A. “Climate Change: The Importance of PlaceExternal.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2008. 35 (5): 468-478.

Luber G, McGeehin M. “Climate Change and Extreme Heat EventsExternal.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2008: 35 (5): 429-435.

Luber G, Poulssen M, Moy B, Engelgau M. ”The Health SectorCdc-pdfExternal.” 2008. In South Asia: Shared View on Development and Climate Change, World Bank, 119-128.

St. Louis M, Hess J. “Climate Change: Impacts on and Implications for Global HealthExternal.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2008: 35 (5): 527-538.


Luber G, Hess J. “Climate change and human health in the United StatesCdc-pdf.” Journal of Environmental Health. 2007: 70(5):43-44.

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