Climate Change and Health

Dr. Judy Monroe

“Only when people recognize the threat to global health can actionable steps be taken. A focus on health and health preparedness is the most direct path to saving lives and reducing the human impact of climate change.”

Judy Monroe, MD, President and CEO, CDC Foundation


The CDC Foundation is actively seeking partners to join with us to make an impact. Help us move health to the forefront of the conversation around climate change and help people understand the risks to their wellbeing and inspire action. Learn more: Contact Advancement at the CDC Foundation:, 404.653.0790.

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