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Park Scholarships to Host Elkan Lecture with Dr. Kristie Ebi

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

NC State University’s Park Scholarships Class of 2026 is excited to present the Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society on Wednesday, March 27, from 5:30-6:30 p.m in Talley Student Union’s Coastal Ballroom. Our class is honored to host Dr. Kristie Ebi as our speaker.

Dr. Ebi will be presenting on “Climate Changes Health.”

Dr. Ebi brings about 25 years of experience in global climate change and health to CHanGE. Dr. Ebi conducts research on the health risks of global change, including from extreme events, thermal stress, foodborne and waterborne safety and security, and vectorborne diseases. She pioneered many of the widespread methods for vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning. Dr. Ebi has widespread experience in the field and has worked to increase resilience in multi-stressor environments in Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the US. She has led in multiple national and international assessments and worked previously as the Head of the Technical Support Unit for Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). She co-chairs the International Committee on New Integrated Climate change assessment Scenarios (ICONICS), developing new climate change scenarios. Dr. Ebi founded CHanGE in 2015 and directed the program through 2019.

This lecture is free and open to the public, registration is required. RSVP here.