Joint Session 1 Environmentally-mediated Health Issues Related to Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Emerging Links and Opportunities for Adaptation and Research

Monday, 23 January 2017: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Conference Center: Tahoma 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; and the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice )
Jean-Paul Chretien, OSTP, Washington D.C.

This session will explore the interactions among climate change and extreme weather with environmentally mediated health issues. It will assess research-to-operation concepts and applications that are bringing us closer to understanding how Earth's changing environment can influence the geographic range and incidence of infectious diseases, and will explore how this research can increase our preparedness capacity.

1:30 PM
The Spatiotemporal Relationship between Climate and Valley Fever in the Southwestern United States
Morgan E. Gorris, University of California, Irvine, CA; and L. A. Cat, J. T. Randerson, C. S. Zender, and K. K. Treseder

Handout (1.9 MB)

1:45 PM
Assessment of Climate Variability to Incidence of Coccidioidomycosis
Jesse Eugene Bell, North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies, Asheville, NC

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