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2021 Protecting Human Health in a Changing Climate – UVA

February 9, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - February 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm EST

Provided by University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

An interprofessional, internet-based blend of live interactive conference sessions and recorded presentations.

Dates: February 9 & 11, 2021
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

During this virtual conference, health care providers will gain a deeper understanding of the relationships between a changing climate and human health. Climate change is leading to an increase in intensity and frequency of extreme weather and weather-related disasters, changes in air and water quality, and changes in the distribution of vector-borne illnesses. The effect of these changes on selected health conditions will be reviewed. By gaining a deeper understanding of these changes, health care professionals will be better prepared to address population health needs in the face of a changing climate.  Through knowledge and networking, health care professionals will be empowered to exert their influence to promote policies that address the causes and consequences of climate change.

Register here.


February 9, 2021 @ 3:00 pm EST
February 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm EST