In a recent Grand Rounds webinar event, a panel discussed the adverse impacts of climate change on population health, shared insights into the effectiveness of prevention strategies and discussed how social resilience is important to prepare for extreme weather caused by climate change.
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- MS, Case Western Reserve University
- MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
- MPH, Harvard University
- Residency, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
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- Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine
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Salas RN, Shultz J, Solomon CG. The climate crisis: a major threat to the COVID-19 pandemic response. N Eng J Med. July 15, 2020.
Salas RN. The Climate Crisis and Clinical Practice. N Engl J Med. 2020; 382:589-591.
Salas RN and Solomon CG. The Climate Crisis – Health and Care Delivery. N Engl J Med. 2019; 381:e13.
Salas RN, Malina D, Solomon CG. Prioritizing Health in a Changing Climate. N Engl J Med. 2019; 381:773-774.
Salas RN, Jacobs W, Perera F. The Case of Juliana v. U.S. – Children and the Health Burdens of Climate Change. N Engl J Med. 2019; 380:2085-2087.
Salas RN, Maibach E, Pencheon D, Watts N, Frumkin H. A pathway to net zero for health care. 2020. BMJ. Oct 1;371:m3785.
Salas RN, Friend T, Jha AK, Bernstein A. Adding a climate lens to health policy in the United States. Health Affairs. 2020. 39(12):2063-2070.
Salas, RN, Knappenberger P, Hess JJ. 2020 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Brief for the United States of America. Lancet Countdown, London, United Kingdom, 9 pp.
Salas, RN, Knappenberger P, Hess JJ, Editors. 2020 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Brief for the United States of America: Appendix. Lancet Countdown, London, United Kingdom, 28 pp.
- May | 26 | 2021
In a recent event hosted by the Center for the Environment and Health, a panel of experts explored the relationship between climate change, environmental degradation and risks to human health and offered strategies to address the climate crisis on an individual, community and organizational level.
- Press Release
- May | 16 | 2019
Renee Salas, MD, MPH, MS, is an attending physician in the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Emergency Department and a researcher studying climate change and its effects on human health and health care.