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Affiliation: 
University of Washington
Title: 
Professor
Department: 
Department of Global Health
Expertise: 
adaptation; scenarios; health risks

Biography

Kristie L. Ebi is a Professor in the Departments of Global Health and of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington. She conducts research on the health risks of climate change, including from extreme events, thermal stress, foodborne and waterborne safety and security, and vectorborne diseases. She has worked on understanding vulnerability and designing adaptation options to increase resilience in multi-stressor environments in Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the US. She co-chairs the International Committee On New Integrated Climate change assessment Scenarios (ICONICS), facilitating developing new climate change scenarios.