Heat, Air Quality, and Human Health: Global Challenges, Local Solutions
Planetary Health and Sustainability Session
Planetary Health doesn't just involve the health of our planet. It is also inextricably linked to human health, flourishing natural systems, and the stewardship of the earth's natural resources. Join us in person at the Phoenix Health Sciences Campus or virtually, as we discuss challenges and solutions around the air we breathe and human health.
When and Where
Zoom or in-person PHSC 106A
Noon - 1 p.m. AZ
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CDT
All Creighton health science professionals and learners.
- Creighton University School of Medicine
- Creighton University Global Engagement Office
Presented by Jennifer Vanos, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Sustainability
College of Global Futures
Arizona State University
Dr. Jennifer Vanos holds an interdisciplinary appointment studying climate and human health in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. As a human biometeorologist, she also works to strengthen the understanding and practice surrounding how we protect people from extreme heat and air pollution, including children, outdoor workers, and athletes. In 2021, Dr. Vanos was awarded the NSF Early Career research grant. She is the Chair of the American Meteorological Society's Board on Environment & Health and an advisor for the Korey Stringer Institute. She previously completed research at UC San Diego, Texas Tech, and Health Canada.