Panelist Details

Mr. Chris Boyer

Researcher, University of Washington and ECR
Speaker details

Chris Boyer is a researcher at the Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE) and doctoral student in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health both at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. His work centers on the health impacts of and adaptation to climate change where he collaborates with governments and other stakeholders to better understand and develop plans for the health risks of climate variability and change. Particularly, he is interested in the potential of climate-resilient health systems to protect and improve population health, as well as the implementation of health adaptation interventions, policies, and programs, including early warning systems. In addition, he supports coordination and technical activities with the Global Heat Health Information Network, as well as works as a consultant for the World Health Organization on several climate change and health projects. He also served as a Chapter Scientist for Chapter 7: Health and Well-being for the Working Group II (Impacts, Adaptation, Vulnerability) contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report.