2017 Inaugural Event
Climate Change and Health
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Patz, Director, Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Confronting the Global Climate Crisis: Health Opportunity of the Century?
October 30, 2017 at the Weisman Art Museum
- 5:30 pm: Social hour with light appetizers and cash bar
- 6:15 pm: Introduction of the Quie & Peterson Global Health Lecture and Keynote by Dr. Jonathan Patz; Dessert reception to follow.
- Weisman Art Galleries open 5:00 - 8:00
Keynote speaker Dr. Jonathan Patz, MD, M.P.H., is director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For 15 years, Dr. Patz served as a lead author for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (or IPCC), the organization that shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore. He also co-chaired the health expert panel of the U.S. National Assessment on Climate Change, a report mandated by the U.S. Congress.
Watch the short ceremony recognizing Drs. Paul Quie and Phillip Peterson for their contribution to global health education and research and the launching of the Quie and Peterson Global Health Lecture:
Watch the keynote speaker Jonathan Patz, Director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, delivered the presentation “Confronting the Global Climate Crisis: Health Opportunity of the Century?”: