Climate and Health Science Webinar Series

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Climate and Health Program has launched this webinar series to highlight the pressing need for greater scientific and civic engagement to protect public health from a changing climate.

Upcoming Webinar

Information forthcoming.

Previous Webinars

Climate Change, Pollen and Allergies

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, from 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time

This webinar highlighted the impacts of climate change on pollen, use of phenology to detect pollen activity, health risk assessments and surveillance related to pollen, advances in forecasting pollen, and translation of such research into effective patient care.

Featured presentations from Dr. Lewis Ziska (Columbia University), Dr. Theresa Crimmins (USA National Phenology Network), Claudia Brown (CDC Climate and Health Program), Dr. Jeremy Hess (University of Washington), and Dr. Stanley Fineman (Atlanta Allergy & Asthma, Member NAB, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology).

 

Inaugural Climate and Health Science Webinar

October 29, 2020, from 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time

This inaugural webinar brought together leaders from eminent organizations to talk about the pressing climate and health issues that respective organizations are engaged in, and how climate justice concerns are critical as we assess the health risks and solutions to make communities more resilient to climate change.

The webinar featured presentations from Dr. Patrick Breysse (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Jacqueline Patterson (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), Dr. Victor Dzau (National Academies of Medicine), and Dr. Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum (World Health Organization).

Previous Webinars

Climate Change, Extreme Heat, and Health

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, from 3:00–4:15 p.m. Eastern Time

This webinar brought together experts from academia, the federal government, community-based organizations, and media to discuss the interconnected issues between climate change, extreme heat, and community health efforts to reduce heat-related deaths and illness.

The webinar was moderated by Claudia Brown (CDC Climate and Health Program), and featured presentations from Dr. Ambarish Vaidyanathan (CDC Climate and Health Program), Matthew Roach (Arizona Department of Health Services), Dr. Jalonne White-Newsome (Empowering a Green Environment and Economy, LLC), Dr. Sharon Harlan (Northeastern University), and Dr. Andrew Pershing (Climate Central).

Climate Change, Pollen and Allergies

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, from 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time

This webinar highlighted the impacts of climate change on pollen, use of phenology to detect pollen activity, health risk assessments and surveillance related to pollen, advances in forecasting pollen, and translation of such research into effective patient care.

Featured presentations from Dr. Lewis Ziska (Columbia University), Dr. Theresa Crimmins (USA National Phenology Network), Claudia Brown (CDC Climate and Health Program), Dr. Jeremy Hess (University of Washington), and Dr. Stanley Fineman (Atlanta Allergy & Asthma, Member NAB, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology).

Inaugural Climate and Health Science Webinar

October 29, 2020, from 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time

This inaugural webinar brought together leaders from eminent organizations to talk about the pressing climate and health issues that respective organizations are engaged in, and how climate justice concerns are critical as we assess the health risks and solutions to make communities more resilient to climate change.

The webinar featured presentations from Dr. Patrick Breysse (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Jacqueline Patterson (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), Dr. Victor Dzau (National Academies of Medicine), and Dr. Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum (World Health Organization).

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