Protecting Lives from Flooding: Bridging Health and Earth Science

Event // Washington


Dec 10 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST


In this era of a changing climate, extreme flooding events are growing in intensity and frequency, threatening our communities. To better predict, respond, and build resilience to these risks, AGU is bringing together leaders in the health and environment fields to connect, and explore ways to protect our neighborhoods through the integration of science and practice. We hope you will join us at this important event.

Panel Speakers:

  • Georges C. Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, APHA
  • Ana P. Barros, PhD, Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University (Simulcast from San Francisco)
  • Lynn R. Goldman, MD, M., MPH, Michael and Lori Milken Dean of the Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University
  • Aubrey K. Miller, MD, MPH, Senior Medical Advisor, National Institute of Environmental Health Science (Simulcast from San Francisco)
  • Tommy Wells, JD, MSW, Director, District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment

Space is limited, and RSVPs are required. RSVP now.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Zipse.