Friday, February 28
Senate Russell 253
George Luber, Ph.D. — Associate Director for Climate Change, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Richard S. Ostfeld, Ph.D. — Senior Scientist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Topics to be covered include the controversy over whether climate change will increase the burden of infectious disease, focusing on malaria and other mosquito-transmitted diseases. The nature of the scientific evidence for climate warming increasing infectious disease risk and the potential for new diseases to invade the United States will also be discussed.