Global Hotspots Lecture Series: Jonathan Patz “Climate Change and Health”

Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, will present “Climate Change and Health: Avoiding Crises while Taking Golden Opportunities” on Friday, January 29, 2010, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street.

Patz will address the relationship between climate change and health for the monthly Global Hotspots Lecture Series, a program of the Wisconsin Alumni Association and the Division of International Studies.

Lectures are free and open to the public but registration is requested.

Patz directs Global Environmental Health at UW-Madison and is president of the International Association of Ecology and Health. He has been invited to brief both houses of Congress, served on several scientific committees of the National Academy of Sciences, and currently serves on science advisory boards for both the CDC and the EPA. In addition to sharing the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, Patz received an Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellows Award in 2005, shared the Zayed International Prize for the Environment in 2006, and became a UW-Madison Romnes Faculty Fellow in 2009.