Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Climate Change and Health

Join moderator Dean Melissa Perry for a compelling panel discussion on "Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Climate Change and Health" featuring esteemed experts Dr. Lise Van Susteren, Dr. Ed Maibach, and Nsedu Witherspoon. Climate change poses significant threats to global health, exacerbating existing challenges and introducing new ones. This panel will explore the intersection of climate change and health from diverse perspectives, drawing on insights from psychology, environmental science, and public health. Dr. Van Susteren will shed light on the psychological impacts of climate change and strategies for resilience. Dr. Maibach will discuss effective communication strategies to mobilize public action on climate and health issues. Nsedu Witherspoon will provide perspectives on environmental justice and community-based approaches to address climate-related health disparities. Join us for an engaging discussion that aims to deepen understanding and inspire action towards a healthier, more sustainable future.


Start Date/Time:
Apr 03, 2024 6:00PM

End Date/Time:
Apr 03, 2024 8:00PM

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George Mason University

1201 Merten Hall
Fairfax , VA 22030

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