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Kovats Sari

E-mail: sari.kovats@lshtm.ac.uk

R Sari Kovats, MSc, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Environmental Epidemiology
Department of Social and Environmental Health Research
Faculty of Public Health and Policy
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
15 - 17 Tavistock Place
London WC1H 9SH
tel: +44 20 7927 2962


Biography

Sari Kovats is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Epidemiology in the Department of Social and Environmental Research in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has been actively researching the effects of weather and climate on human health for more than 15 years and has published widely on this topic. Her particular areas of interest include: health impact assessment of climate change and epidemiological studies of the effects of weather and weather events in urban populations. She teaches postgraduates in the field of environment, health and sustainable development.

Sari is a member of the Scientific Steering Committee of Global Environmental Change and Human Health Project of ESSP (Earth System Science Partnership) and on the management committee for the WHO Collaborating Centre on Global Change and Health at LSHTM. She has also been involved extensively in the scientific assessment of the impacts of climate change on health for the UNís Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). She is Coordinating Lead Author for the chapter on Europe in the forthcoming Fifth Assessment Report, due to be published in 2014.

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