Climate Change: A 21st Century Public Health Crisis
Presented by Community Medical School
- By Michelle Bookless
Join the UVM Larner College of Medicine and UVM Medical Center for Community Medical School's "Climate Change: A 21st Century Public Health Crisis” presented by UVM Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Megan Malgeri, M.D., and Christine Vatovec, Ph.D., a fellow for the Gund Institute for Environment and an adjunct research assistant professor of biochemistry.
Rising sea levels, hurricanes, and drought — these extreme weather events aren’t just altering the land and air around us, they’re also impacting our bodies. Learn how global climate change is affecting Vermonters’ health and the many things we can do to minimize risks while supporting health at individual and community levels.
Can’t make it to the presentation in person? Watch the livestream.
Since 1998, Community Medical School at the Larner College of Medicine has created a venue for the greater Vermont community to learn about relevant and impactful health-related topics from leading experts and educators at the College, the University of Vermont, and the UVM Medical Center. The program shines a light on the excellence and expertise of Vermont's only academic medical center while providing attendees with a taste of what it's like to be a doctor-in-training. Presentations occur four times during each academic semester and typically attract between 80-200 attendees as well as a large live-stream audience.
More information and additional presentations can be found on the Community Medical School webite.