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Public Health and Climate Change
Presenter

Mona Sarfaty, MD MPH FAAFP, is the founding Director of the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health based within the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication. She is a family medicine physician and public health doctor who has engaged in teaching, research, and advocacy for over 30 years. As an academic faculty member with expertise in primary care, preventive services, and health policy, she lectured at national & regional venues including medical societies, health plans, health departments, professional organizations, & government conferences. In the middle of her career she worked as a Senior Health Policy Advisor for the U.S. Senate Health Committee for 7 years where she planned hearings, wrote legislation, negotiated policy, and met with constituents. She is the author of widely circulated guides and publications, including many peer reviewed articles and two book chapters on climate change and health. She founded the Consortium in 2016 after several years of collaboration with medical societies to assess physician experience with the health effects of climate change, and their attitudes and interest in engaging on the problem. She received her MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, her MPH from George Washington University, and her BA from Harvard University.

Moderator
Dr. Katrina Rhodes, MD, MS, FACPM Dr. Katrina Rhodes is a board-certified preventive medicine consultant physician specializing in biotechnology, environmental health, and regulatory compliance. Dr. Rhodes has extensive domestic and international experiences as a medical officer with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration; a regulatory advisor and clinical trial research physician; a population health specialist and adult medicine clinical physician; and a health advisor with the U.S. Peace Corps in Madagascar, Africa.

Dr. Rhodes is an APCM fellow and past Board Member, Prevention Conference Planning Committee Track Co-Chair, Prevention Practice Committee Member, and current representative to the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health. Dr. Rhodes is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and University of Maryland, Baltimore Preventive Medicine Residency Training Program.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available Dec 10, 2020 to Dec 10, 2023
Cost: Non-Member: $35.00
Student/Resident Member: $0.00
ACPM Subscriber: $0.00
Member: $0.00
Credit Offered: 1 CME Credit
1 MOC Point
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