Paul R. Epstein

Epstein, is associate director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School and is a medical doctor trained in tropical public health. He has worked in medical, teaching, and research capacities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and coordinated an eight-part series on health and climate change for the Lancet. Epstein has worked with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to assess the health impacts of climate change and develop health applications of climate forecasting and remote sensing.