Understanding the Arctic as a System

Climate Change and Health in Alaska

October 6, 2016 | noon–1:15 p.m., 401 Akasofu

Researchers John Walsh (IARC), Bert Boyer (IAB/Center for Alaska Native Health Research), and Michael Brubaker (Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium) will discuss:

  • Climate projections for Alaska in the context of health/lifestyle in our communities
  • Direct/indirect impacts of climate on health in Alaskan communities (lifestyle changes, food changes)
  • Health and climate change, as seen through the lens of ANTHC and the LEO Network, including challenges, outlook, and interdisciplinary research opportunities to address the existing and anticipated challenges

Coffee and tea will be served. You are welcome to bring your quiet lunch. Contact Abraham Endalamaw  or Till Baumann for more information about the IARC Research Salon Series.

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