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Oct 30 2017 Quie & Peterson Global Health Lecture on climate change & health

2017 Quie & Peterson Global Health Lecture
The Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility presents the first annual Quie & Peterson Global Health Lecture to honor the work of Dr. Paul G. Quie and Dr. Phillip K. Peterson, and to continue their legacy of global health leadership.

Monday, October 30, 2017 -5:30pm to 8:00pm
Weisman Art Museum
Climate Change and Health

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Patz, Director, Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Jonathan Patz, MD, M.P.H., is director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a professor and the John P. Holton Chair in Health and the Environment with appointments in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Population Health Sciences. For 15 years, Patz served as a lead author for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (or IPCC)—the organization that shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore. He also co-­chaired the health expert panel of the U.S. National Assessment on Climate Change, a report mandated by the U.S. Congress.






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