Kristie L. Ebi

Plenary Presenter

Kristie L. Ebi, PhD, MPH
Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE)
Rohm and Haas Endowed Professor of Public Health Sciences
Dept. of Global Health, Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA


Kristie L. Ebi is director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE), and Rohm and Haas Endowed Professor in Public Health Sciences at the University of Washington. She has been conducting research and practice on the health risks of climate variability and change for over twenty years, focusing on understanding sources of vulnerability, estimating current and future health risks of climate change, and designing adaptation policies and measures to reduce the risks of climate change in multi-stressor environments. She has supported multiple countries in Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific in assessing their vulnerabilities and implementing adaptation policies and programs. As an author contributing to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 4th Assessment Report, she shared in the Nobel Peace Prize with Mr. Gore. She has been an author on multiple national and international climate change assessments, including the fourth U.S. National Climate Assessment <https://www.globalchange.gov/nca4> and the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C <<https://ipcc.ch/report/sr15/>>. She co-chairs the International Committee On New Integrated Climate change assessment Scenarios (ICONICS) that created five scenarios of socioeconomic development over this century, including narrative storylines and projected changes in population, economic growth, urbanization, and other variables. Dr. Ebi’s scientific training includes an M.S. in toxicology and a Ph.D. and a Masters of Public Health in epidemiology, and two years of postgraduate research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has edited fours books on aspects of climate change and has more than 200 publications.


My Sessions

Incorporating Climate Change in Skin Cancer Prevention Interventions

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Environmental Issues in Skin Cancer Prevention Schedule: 15:30 – 15:55 | Incorporating Climate Change in Skin Cancer Prevention Intervention | Kristie L. Ebi 15:55 – 16:00 | Expert comments | Thomas Tenkate 16:00 – 16:25 | Towards a healthy city: the transformative power of urban design| Ken Greenberg 16:25 – 16:30 | Expert comments | George […]