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Photo: A meeting room with a powerpoint presentation and four speakers--from left to right, a woman with short curly hair, a woman with straight brown hair, and woman with her hair pulled back, and a man with short hair at the podium. The audience is scattered across the seats available.
July 26, 2023
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SPH Briefing on Capitol Hill

Senator Edward Markey (Hon.’04) (D-Mass) (standing, center) speaking at a briefing, hosted by BU’s School of Public Health on Capitol Hill July 20, on the detrimental effects of climate change on vulnerable populations and how communities are mobilizing to address it. Markey spoke about the importance of combating climate change to improve human health. Among the panelists (behind the table, from left): Marissa Zampino, Mystic River Watershed Association; Leticia Nogueira, American Cancer Society; Amruta Nori-Sarma, an SPH assistant professor of environmental health; and event moderator Greg Wellenius, an SPH professor of environmental health and Center for Climate and Health director. Photo by Dave Scavone