About Paul Epstein, MD

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Paul R. Epstein, M.D., M.P.H. was Associate Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School and was a medical doctor trained in tropical public health. Paul worked in medical, teaching and research capacities in Africa, Asia and Latin America and in 1993, coordinated an eight-part series on Health and Climate Change for the British medical journal, Lancet. He worked with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to assess the health impacts of climate change and develop health applications of climate forecasting and remote sensing. For more information about Paul and his work, click here.