Dr. Sari Kovats
Sari Kovats is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health, Environments and Society at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Kovats is the co-lead for the Belmont-funded CHAMNHA (Climate, Heat and Maternal and Neonatal Health in Africa) research consortium. Sari has a PhD in environmental epidemiology and her research focusses on methods to assess the health impacts of climate change and develop evidence for adaptation options. Sari was co-lead for the chapter on Health and the Built Environment of the evidence report for the UK’s Third Climate Change Risk Assessment (2021) and Coordinating Lead Author for the multi-disciplinary chapter on Europe in the Fifth Assessment Report for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).