The Impact of Climate Change on Infectious Diseases

April 16 - April 17, 2020
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Medical Campus

How does the health of our environment affect your health?

Catastrophic events, human migration and disease transmission are on the rise because of climate change.

Learn from national and local experts about these issues and what you can do to address them at the 8th Annual Global Health and Infectious Disease Conference.


Please note: times and details are tentative and subject to change.

Thursday, April 16

3:30 p.m.  Registration

4:00-5:00 p.m.  Keynote presentation: Warmer and Wetter: Infectious Diseases on the Move in a Changing Climate
Kristie Ebi, PhD, MPH, Professor, University of Washington

Friday, April 17

8:00 a.m.  Registration

8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.  Presentations and panel discussion from:

  • Kathleen Alexander, DVM, PhD, Professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Managing Director of Chobe Research institute
  • Steve Mahfood, Former Director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources
  • Rebecca Merrill, PhD, Epidemiologist, International Border Team, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Sara Paull, PhD, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, Colorado School of Public Health
  • Michael Wysession, PhD, Professor of Geophysics, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Washington University in St. Louis
  • and more…

Event Sponsors: Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health, International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, Tyson Research Center, Living Earth Collaborative, Brown School MPH Program and Washington University Climate Change Program

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