WATCH RECORDINGS

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OPENING REMARKS

Opening Remarks,” Jonathan Patz, Professor and John P. Holton Chair of Health and the Environment; Director, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin {read here} 

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WELCOME & MEETING OVERVIEW

0:00-1:45Introductory remarks, Samuel Myers, Senior Research Scientist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Planetary Health Alliance
1:50-6:32: “Welcome from Harvard University,” Michelle Williams, Dean of Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
8:02-19:20: “Welcome from The Rockefeller Foundation,” Michael Myers, Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
20:40-39:48: “What is Planetary Health and Why Now,” Howard Frumkin, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
40:00-50:52: “Welcome from the Planetary Health Alliance,” Samuel Myers, Senior Research Scientist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Planetary Health Alliance {VIDEO}
51:00-56:37: “Welcome from the Planetary Health Alliance,” Amalia Almada, Senior Program Manager, Planetary Health Alliance {VIDEO}

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SESSION I: “WHO’S DOING WHAT WHERE? AN ILLUSTRATIVE UPDATE FROM INSTITUTIONS FOCUSED ON PLANETARY HEALTH AROUND THE WORLD”

0:48-4:59: Introductory remarks, Liz Grant [moderator], Director, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh
5:02-14:37: “University Leadership in Advancing Planetary Health,” Genevive Meredith, Associate Director MPH & International Programs Lecturer, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine {VIDEO{Presentation slides}
15:38-24:46: “International Collaboration in Planetary Health Education, Using Modern Tools and Platforms,” Sara Stone, Planetary Health Education Fellow, Planetary Health Alliance {VIDEO{Presentation slides}
25:56-41:57: “Sharpening Focus on Health Challenges Through Global Commissions,” Philip Landrigan, Dean for Global Health, Professor and Chair of Preventive Medicine, and Professor of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine {VIDEO}
42:05-1:02:16: Q&A

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SESSION I PANEL DISCUSSION: “PLANETARY HEALTH AS A UNIFYING FRAMEWORK FOR MULTILATERAL ORGANIZATIONS”


0:00-2:08: Introductory remarks, Montira Pongsiri [moderator], PHA Science Policy Advisor
2:17-7:50: Timothy Bouley, Global Health and Environmental Specialist, World Bank {VIDEO}
8:17-12:57: Fanny Demassieux, Environment and Health/Pollution Coordinator of the United Nations Environment Programme; Head of the Pollution and Health Unit {VIDEO}
14:01-20:17: Joy Shumake-Guillemot, WHO/WMO Climate and Health Office, Officer-in-Charge, WMO, Geneva {VIDEO}
21:13-25:40: Natalia Linou, Policy Specialist, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) {VIDEO} {Presentation notes}
25:45-48:34: Q&A

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SESSION II: “THE CUTTING EDGE: NEW FINDINGS IN PLANETARY HEALTH SCIENCE”

0:03-5:52: Introductory remarks, Clare Matterson [moderator], Special Advisor, Wellcome Trust
5:57-16:10: “Promoting Ecologically-Based Approaches to Preventing Disease: A Story of Dams, Snails, and Schistosomiasis,” Sanna Sokolow, Associate Research Biologist, Stanford University, Hopkins Marine Stations and Giulio De Leo, Professor of Biology, Stanford University, Hopkins Marine Station; Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
16:17-25:30: “Fall in Fish Catch Threatens Human Health,” Chris Golden, Research Scientist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Associate Director, Planetary Health Alliance {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
26:42-35:00: “Informing Land Use and Fire Management Strategies to Mitigate Air Pollution in Southeast Asia,” Miriam Marlier, Postdoctoral Research Scientist,
Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles; Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University {VIDEO}
36:15-44:30: “Promoting Planetary Health Through Development of Sustainable, Urban Environments,” Paul Wilkinson, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine {VIDEO}
44:30-1:02:32: Q&A

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SESSION III: “RESEARCH SPEED TALKS”

0:00-2:47: Introductory remarks, Alex Ezeh [moderator], Executive Director, African Population Research Center
2:54-7:57: “Child Linear Growth After a Natural Disaster,” Duncan Thomas, Professor of Economics, Duke University {VIDEO}
8:26-12:48: “Climate Change Impact on Malaria in Africa,” Noriko Endo, Ph.D. and M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
13:14-17:45: “Securing Sustainable and Nutritious Food Systems Through Mainstreaming Agricultural Biodiversity,” Ann Tutwiler, Director General, Bioversity International {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
18:12-23:15: “The Seasonal and Climatic Determinants of Access to Care: Implications for Measles Outbreak Risk in Madagascar,” C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology & Public Affairs, Princeton University {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
23:45-27:38: “Measuring the Impacts of Anthropogenic CO2 Emissions on Global Nutrient Intakes,” Matthew Smith, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
28:00-32:45: “Development of a Dietary Environmental Index to Assess Nutritional Quality Versus Environmental Impact for Foods and Dietary Patterns,” Naglaa El-Abbadi, Doctoral candidate, MPH, Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
33:10-38:16: “Drought and Risk of Hospital Admissions and Mortality in Western U.S. Older Adults from 2000-2013: A Retrospective Study,” Jesse Berman, Postdoctoral fellow, PhD, Johns Hopkins University {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
38:24-1:08:28: Q&A

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SESSION IV: “AN EARTH’S WORTH OF NEW JOURNALS SUPPORTING PLANETARY HEALTH”

2:35-8:50: Introductory remarks, Josh Tewskbury [moderator], Director of Colorado Global Hub, Future Earth
8:52-13:05: “The Lancet Planetary Health,” Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet {VIDEO}
13:10-17:05: “The Lancet Planetary Health,” Raffaella Bosurgi, Editor, The Lancet Planetary Health {VIDEO}
17:40-28:03: “The GeoHealth Journal,” Brooks Hanson, Director of Publications, American Geophysical Union {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
29:15-40:15: “The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Connections Between Public Health and Climate Change,” Nick Watts, Executive Director, The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
40:21-55:47: Q&A

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SESSION V: “APPLYING PLANETARY HEALTH SCIENCE TOWARDS POLICY AND ACTION”

0:00- 5:30: Introductory remarks, Steve Osofsky [moderator], Jay Hyman Professor of Wildlife Health & Health Policy, Cornell University
5:32-13:37: “How Lyme Disease Can Be Mitigated Through Land Use Policy at the County Level,” Josh Ginsberg, President, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies {VIDEO}{Presentation slides}
14:37-25:22: “How Co-Benefits of Healthy and Sustainable Diets Can Support Food Security,” Walter Willett, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
26:43-35:08: “Using Planetary Health Science to Protect the Peatlands of Indonesia,” Budi Wardhana, Deputy Head, National Peatland Restoration Agency of Indonesia {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
36:48-47:50: “Building the Resilience of Coastal Communities in the Face of Climate Change,” Robin Bronen, Executive Director, Alaskan Institute for Justice; Senior Research Scientist, University of Alaska Fairbanks {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
48:59-59:00: “Watershed Condition and Childhood Health: Global Relationships and Policy Opportunities,” Taylor Ricketts, Director, Gund Institute; Gund Professor, Rubenstein School, University of Vermont {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
59:07-1:14:36: Q&A

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SESSION VI: MAKING CHANGE

“Three Seconds,” Spencer Sharp, Film4Climate Global Video Competition

0:12-4:32: Introductory remarks, Tim Wirth [moderator], Vice Chair and former President, United Nations Foundation; Vice Chair, Better World Fund; Former U.S. Senator, Colorado
4:39-21:26: “Building Change Through Story: Theory of Social Movements,” Marshall Ganz, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School of Government {VIDEO} {Presentation Notes}
22:13-30:41: “Mothers Fighting Climate Change: A Grassroots Success Story,” Kelsey Wirth, Founder, Mothers Out Front {VIDEO} {Presentation Notes}
31:30-45:00: “Culture-Rooted Action: What We Can Learn from Indigenous Movements,” Eriel Deranger, Communication Coordinator & Executive Assistant, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation {VIDEO}
46:10-58:35: “Movement-Building for Nerdy Folk,” Courtney Howard, Emergency Physician, Yellowknife; Vice President, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment {VIDEO} {Presentation slides}
58:45-1:09:13: Q&A

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CLOSING REFLECTIONS & WHAT’S NEXT

“Closing Reflections and What’s Next,” Gina McCarthy, Former EPA Chief Administrator; Spring Fellow Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School

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