Exploring the Grave Impact of Climate Change on Human Health: A Pioneering Public Health Expert Leads a Crucial Discussion

Richard Joseph Jackson, MD, MPH, FAAP, HonAIA, HonFASLA presents Grand Rounds in Population and Public Health Sciences

Richard J. Jackson, a renowned public health expert and environmental advocate, will lead an event hosted by the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences titled “Climate Change is Among the Greatest Challenges Facing Humanity: The Responses Must Benefit All People and the Natural World.” The event will explore the impact of a heating planet on modern life, including increased heat waves, febrile oceans, storm violence, lost insurance, wildfires, smoke-filled air, asocial behavior, and an epidemic of loneliness.

Jackson has received numerous awards for his contributions to public health and environmental advocacy and has authored several books on the impact of urban sprawl and designing healthy communities. He currently leads the Health and Climate Interest Group within the National Academy of Medicine. The panelists for the event will be announced at a later date.

The event aims to shed light on how climate change is affecting human health and well-being and how we can take action to mitigate its effects. Join us for this important discussion on climate change and its impact on modern life.

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