[pccgrads] October 16, 2018 - CHanGE Breakfast Seminar

Marci Burden mburden at uw.edu
Tue Oct 2 14:24:46 PDT 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Welcome back for Fall Quarter! Please join the Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE) for our monthly Breakfast Seminar. Our October meeting will feature CHanGE Director Dr. Kris Ebi.
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Date: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 8:00 to 9:00 am
Location: Roosevelt 1 Building, Room 229 (large conference room)
(4225 Roosevelt Way<https://goo.gl/maps/KmrzucvTHCv>, Suite #100 - through revolving doors, on your left. Buzz to be let in; conference room is at the top
of the stairs to the left)

RSVP: chge at uw.edu<mailto:chge at uw.edu>

Beverages (coffee/tea) and a light breakfast will be provided. Please RSVP to help us plan our order and accommodate all participants.

More Information & Speaker Bios:

Dr. Kristie Ebi brings more than 20 years of experience in global climate change and health to directing and leading the Center for Health and the Global Environment. Kristie conducts research on the health risks of global change, including from extreme events, thermal stress, foodborne and waterborne safety and security, and vector-borne diseases. She has worked on understanding vulnerability and designing adaptation options to increase resilience in multi-stressor environments in Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the US.

Dr. Ebi will discuss the recent IPCC approval session that she attended for the special report on warming of 1.5°C, for which she was a lead author.

About Us:

The Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE) collaboratively develops and promotes innovative approaches to understanding and managing the risks of global environmental change. CHanGE conducts research and policy analysis, education and training, and technical assistance and capacity building, integrating health, environmental, and social sciences. CHanGE focuses on health outcomes associated with the consequences of global environmental changes, such as extreme weather and climate events, water and food security, and infectious diseases. (http://globalchange.uw.edu/)

Breakfast Seminars will be held monthly, aiming to grow and strengthen networks, promote sharing of ideas, and support collaboration across health and climate change communities. Meetings are open to students, faculty, and staff across the University of Washington with an interest in understanding and mitigating the health impacts of climate change.

Marci Burden, MA
Program Manager
Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE)
Department of Global Health

4225 Roosevelt Way NE #100
Suite 2330 | Box 354695
Seattle, WA 98105


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