Researching Climate Change

Faculty from CU Anschutz, CU Denver and CU-Boulder are teaming up to study the effects of climate change in the newly created University of Colorado Consortium on Climate Change and Health. This organization brings together physicians, climatologists, anthropologists, immunologists, epidemiologists, pediatricians, geneticists, physiologists and more to understand the broad effects of climate change. This collaborative group makes CU one of the few academic institutions in the country to dedicate resources of this magnitude to climate change.ClimConsortMAIN
Richard Johnson, MD, Medicine-Renal Medicine Diseases
School of Medicine and founding member of the
University of Colorado Consortium on Climate Change and Health

This consortium diligently creates educational courses that will be offered at the Colorado School of Public Health as well as researching the effects of climate change on infectious diseases, population health and disaster medicine. As with many other initiatives at the University of Colorado, this group is creating community partnerships in Colorado, the Rocky Mountain region and beyond.

Adapted from “Consortium takes lead on studying climate change effects on health,” by Chris Casey on the CU Denver Today website.