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What the Catfish saw- Climate Change in Wissahickon
September 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
The northeast region gets wetter and hotter from human induced changes in climate. The animals and plants are not the only ones affected by the trend toward extreme weather patterns. Climate change has been impacting human health and recognized as one of the greatest public health threats of our time. In this lecture, we learn about the ways climate change makes us sick.
Dr. Pouné Saberi, MD, MPH, President, Board of Directors, Physicians for Social Responsibility has been a physician for 15 years currently specializing in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. She received her medical degree and masters of public health at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. In addition to training in her current specialty, she completed a residency in Family Medicine at Hospital of University of Pennsylvania and practiced full spectrum primary care for 10 years. Currently, her work focuses on health impacts of climate change and fossil fuel based energy sources.
Valley Talks are free for FOW members and $10 for non-members. Registration is recommended, as seating is limited. Complimentary wine and cheese reception is offered.