Webinar - Why Climate Matters to the Health of People in the Northern Great Plains
Who: Hosted by the North Central Climate Collaborative
Presenters: Dr. Jesse Bell; Claire M. Hubbard Professor of Health and Environment in the Department of Environmental, Agricultural, and Occupational Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center
When: Monday, June 24; 12:00 p.m.
What: Dr. Jesse E. Bell is the Claire M. Hubbard Professor of Health and Environment in the Department of Environmental, Agricultural, and Occupational Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His research explores the relationships of climate and extreme weather on natural and human processes. He served as a lead author for the U.S. Global Change Research Program report “The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment” that was released by the White House in 2016. Before coming to UNMC, Dr. Bell developed a joint position between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In this role, he led and coordinated a variety of climate and health projects. He also served on the White House OSTP Pandemic Prediction and Forecast Working Group. Dr. Bell also serves as a Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute Faculty Fellow and adjunct faculty for the Department of Environmental Health at Emory University. His Ph.D. is from the University of Oklahoma.