Kristie Ebi


Department of Global Health, University of Washington

United States of America

Kristie L. Ebi, Ph.D., MPH is Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment, University of Washington. Her research and practice focuses on the potential adverse health consequences of and health system responses to manage the risks of climate and other global environmental changes. She works at local to national scales in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific, and US on assessing sources of vulnerability; understanding current impacts and projecting future risks; and identifying and implementing adaptation and mitigation policies and measures to promote and protect population health, within the context of multi-stressor environments. She has been an author on multiple national and international assessments, and co-chairs the International Committee On New Integrated Climate change Scenarios. She has a M.P.H. and Ph.D. in epidemiological science, and has authored approximately 200 papers and book chapters.

2 FEB, 2018 13:00-15-00 hrs. PS3.3 Climate Change and Emerging Diseases: The Importance of Resilient Societies