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National Adaptation Forum Summer Rewind Series Part 3: "Building Climate Resilience by Connecting to Health"

Event Type: 
Online
Date: 
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Description: 

Climate change has been called the greatest 21st century threat to public health. Health departments from around the country, concerned about the negative health impacts of climate change, are engaging communities and professionals from other disciplines to implement adaptation strategies and increase community resiliency. This webinar will revisit the 2018 discussion provided by speakers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative. Hear a "one year" update from Nissa Tupper from the Minnesota Department of Health Climate & Health Program and have a chance for Q & A with Aaron Ferguson, MPA, with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Climate & Health Adaptation Program.

Speakers:
Nissa Tupper, MLA, Manager, Minnesota Climate & Health Program Minnesota Department of Health
Aaron Ferguson, MPA, Program Manager Climate & Health Adaptation Program, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

This webinar also features presenters from 2018:
Kristin Raab, MPH, MLA, Director, Minnesota Climate & Health Program, Unit Supervisor, Environmental Health Division, Minnesota Department of Health
Margaret Round, Environmental Analyst Environmental Toxicology Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

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