Coordinating Committee

The Coordinating Committee is comprised of experts in building climate resilience and climate-health training, works closely with GCCHE leadership in advising on developing educational aims, crafting curricula, and carrying out other activities. The Coordinating Committee currently includes:

  • John Balbus, MD, MPH, Senior Advisor for Public Health, Director, NIEHS-WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Sciences;

  • Anneliese Depoux, PhD, Co-Director of the Centre Virchow-Villermé, Paris;

  • Robyn Gilden, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, FCH, University of Maryland, School of Nursing;

  • Dana Haine, MS, K-12 Science Education Manager, Center for Public Engagement with Science, UNC Institute for the Environment, and Environmental Health Educator for the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health;

  • Jay Lemery, MD, FACEP, FAWM, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Chief, Section of Wilderness & Environmental Medicine

  • Gilma Mantilla, MD, MSc, Member of the Science Policy Advisory  Committee  (SPAC). Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)Member of the Editorial Board Journal of Climate Change and Health

  • Ruth McDermott Levy, PhD, MPH, RN, Associate Professor & Director of the Center for Global & Public Health, Villanova University, M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing;

  • Teddie M. Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN, Clinical Professor, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing;

  • Todd L. Sack, MD, FACP, Associate Clinical Professor, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University

  • Caroline Wellbery, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Associate Deputy Editor, American Family Physician, Georgetown University Medical Center

  • Madelon Finkel, PhD, Director, Office of Global Health Education, Weill Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY 2004-present.

  • SanYuMay Tun, MBBS, MSc, PFHEA, Lead for Education for Sustainable Healthcare, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford 

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