Climate Change & Public Health

23 September 2017

An intimate Saturday morning audience and seminar with a World authority, Prof Jonathan Patz, Director of the Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin and lead author for the IPCC, sharing the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. Prof Platz will talk on Public Health Opportunities from Climate Change Mitigation Policies and a panel session will follow with several Australian luminaries in this area.


About the Speaker:

Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, is Professor & John P. Holton Chair in Health and the Environment, and Director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.  Patz served as Health Co-chaired for the first US National Assessment on Climate Change and for 15 years a lead author for the UN IPCC –recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. From 2006 to 2010, Dr. Patz served as Founding President of the International Association for Ecology and Health, and in 2015 Professor Patz received the American Public Health Association (APHA) Homer-Calver Award for Environmental Health Leadership.  He has published over 100 peer-reviewed research papers and two textbooks on health and global environmental change 

Event details

  • When: 9.30pm - 11.30pm
  • Cost: $25
  • Contact:

    Jeannel Farquharson, Executive Assistant, School of Public Health


  • More info:


    Freedom Hub
    283 Young St
    Waterloo, NSW 2017  


    Tickets via Humanitix:

    Cost: $25 includes morning coffee/tea & pastries

    Seminar sponsored by the Rotary Club of Sydney Cove

  • Speaker/ Performer: Prof Jonathan Patz MD, MPH

Climate Change & Public Health


23 September 2017

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