Climate Change and Public Health – Gary Silverman, D.Env – University of North Carolina


The less obvious results of climate change are coastal flooding, saltwater intrusion and migration of pest species that could cause the migration of hundreds of millions of people and massive disruptions in the food supply.

Dr. Silverman is a professor and department chair in the Department of Public Health Sciences in the College of Health and Human Services at University of North Carolina. His research focuses on connections among environmental quality and public health, particularly with respect to how favorable environmental conditions positively contribute to the well-being of populations. and in traditional areas of environmental health including water and food quality. His teaching focuses on exploring global linkages and curriculum development. Learn more about Dr. Gary Silverman here.