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Posted on: April 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Climate Change and Public Health Speaker Series

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What does climate change have to do with public health? The 2023 Summit County Climate Change and Public Health Speaker Series is designed to elevate public health as a critical consideration of climate change action in our community. The first session of the speaker series will highlight how local risks to the natural environment influence public health.

Attend the May 9th session to:

  • Learn how climate change is impacting environmental health in Summit County and beyond
  • Draw connections between environmental health and human health
  • Hear national and local perspectives from climate change research experts


  • 5?:30 - 5:40 Welcome and Introductions
  • 5?:40 - 6:00 Summit County Climate Risk Assessment Presentation
  • 6?:00 - 6:40 Guided Panel Discussion
  • 6?:40 - 7:00 Audience Q&A

Guest Speakers

  • Darcy Glenn, Research Assistant, Woodwell Climate Research Center
  • Brian McInerney, Senior Hydrologist, National Weather Service (retired)
  • Ben Abbott, Assistant Professor Ecosystem Ecology, BYU
  • Matt Yost, Associate Professor Plants, Soils, & Climate, USU

More Info + Registration at:

If you need ADA accommodations, please reach out to Bailey Edelstein at


¿Qué tiene que ver el cambio climático con la salud pública? La Serie de Conferencias sobre Cambio Climático y Salud Pública del Condado de Summit 2023 está diseñada para elevar la salud pública como una consideración crítica en la acción del cambio climático en nuestra comunidad.

Asiste a la sesión del 9 de mayo para...

  • Aprender cómo el cambio climático está afectando la salud ambiental en el condado de Summit y más allá
  • Establecer conexiones entre la salud ambiental y la salud humana.
  • Escuchar perspectivas nacionales y locales de expertos en investigación del cambio climático.

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