qcgh banner plainThe UC San Diego Global Health Program, Students for Global Health and the Global Forum are proud to bring you the “Quarterly Conversations in Global Health” series, an opportunity for the Global Health community to come together to discuss relevant issues in the field from an interdisciplinary perspective and increase community interaction at UC San Diego.

Join us for Spring Quarterly Conversations in Global Health

Climate Change & Health – Global & Local Perspective

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

 Great Hall, UC San Diego

Opening reception begins at 3:00pm

Panel begins at 3:30pm


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During our opening reception (3:00 – 3:30pm) join us for heavy appetizers and meet with tabling organizations who have opportunities to get involved with tackling Climate Change related issues.

Event MC:


Dr. Janis Jenkins, Professor of Anthropology and Global Health 

Confirmed Speakers:


Dr. Isabel Rivera-Collazo

Isabel Rivera-Collazo is Assistant Professor on Biological, Ecological and Human Adaptations to Climate Change at the Department of Anthropology and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Dr. Rivera-Collazo is an environmental archaeologist specializing on geoarchaeology, archaeomalacology, coastal and marine processes, maritime culture and climate change.


Dr. Gordon McCord

Gordon McCord is an assistant professor of economics at the School of Global Policy and Strategy. He has an extensive background in economics and sustainable development and works at the intersection of development economics, public health and the environment.



Dr. Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Scripps Institution of Oceanography climate and atmospheric scientist Dr. Ramanathan convened a historic gathering of scientists, economists and philosophers who advised the Vatican, including Pope Francis, on moral issues that link climate change with poverty and food security. He also works on a project with rural women in India to improve health and slow global warming through clean cook-stove use.


Special thank you to event co-sponsors:

gehGlobal Health Institute


UC San Diego Office of Sustainability

If you are interested in co-sponsoring one of our next events, please contact ghpadvising@ucsd.edu for additional information about how get involved.

See highlights from the previous Quarterly Conversations in Global Health here.

 The views expressed at this event do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsors or UC San Diego. As a public university, UC San Diego is dedicated to the dissemination of information and ideas as protected by the first amendment.