Join the Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy for a lunchtime seminar on climate change and global public health with William Rom, MD, MPH. This is a public event presented by the Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy.
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About the Speaker
Physician Bill Rom’s contributions to public health, and his impact on preventive and environmental medicine, have been felt across a broad range of public health sectors. Dr. Rom is the Sol and Judith Bergstein Professor of Medicine and Environmental Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine.
He was founder and director of the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Utah, and has served as editor-in-chief of the highly respected textbook “Environmental and Occupational Medicine,” and on the editorial boards of many important journals.
Dr. Rom is a member of the Review Committee for the Health Effects Institute, analyzing global air pollution studies, and he is a board member of World Information Transfer, an environmental health initiative of the United Nations.
As an environmental and public health policy fellow with former New York Senator Hillary Clinton, Dr. Rom staffed a debate on Global Climate Change on the Senate floor, and wrote the Family Asthma Bill, the Caribbean Wilderness Act, and the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Bill.
He was a guide in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a member of The Explorer’s Club, and authored Canoe Country Wilderness. He continues to be a prominent advocate linking climate change and its effects on health, and he teaches Environmental Policy as an adjunct professor of Health Policy at New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.