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Wilderness medicine expert to talk about climate change & human health

Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center, 405 SE Spokane Street, Pullman, WA

About the event

Physician, author, and one of the world’s leading experts in wilderness medicine and emergency medicine, Dr. Paul Auerbach will talk about the intersection of climate change and human health in the 2019 Lane Family Lecture in Environmental Studies. Dr. Auerbach will present “Climate change and human health — there are no boundaries.” The event is sponsored by the School of Environmental Science and is free and open to the public.

Dr. Auerbach is the Redlich Family Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and adjunct professor of Military/Emergency Medicine at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is also an elected member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a founder and past president of the Wilderness Medical Society. An early proponent of physicians actively participating in discussions of environmental and global climate change issues, he edited the definitive textbook “Wilderness Medicine” and authored “Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine” and “Medicine for the Outdoors.”