US Climate and Health Alliance

What Climate Change Means for the Health of Virginians

Location: Inova Fairfax Hospital, Physicians Conference Center Auditorium- 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 (Blue Entrance)

Sponsor: Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action, Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility

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Presentations Include:

  • Water Quality and Climate Change in Virginia
    Dr. Kim Reece
    Professor of Marine Science
    Department Chair, Department of Aquatic Health Sciences
    Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS)
  • Tick-borne Illness in Virginia
    Caroline Holsinger, DrPH, CPH
    Director, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Virginia Department of Health
  • Climate, CO2 and Plant Biology: The Rest of the Story
    Lewis Ziska, PhD
  • USDA-ARS, Adaptive Cropping Systems
  • Infectious Diseases in a Changing Climate
    Saul Hymes, MD
    Director of Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases
, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital
  • The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Good for the Economy, Good for the Climate, Good for Health
    Dr. Sara Via, Professor, Department of Entomology
    University of Maryland, College Park