Credits

Author Teams

1. Climate Change and Human Health

Lead Authors
  • John Balbus
    National Institutes of Health
  • Allison Crimmins
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Janet L. Gamble
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing Authors
  • David Easterling
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Kenneth E. Kunkel
    Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
  • Shubhayu Saha
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Marcus C. Sarofim
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

2. Temperature-Related Death and Illness

Lead Authors
  • Marcus C. Sarofim
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Shubhayu Saha
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Michelle D. Hawkins
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • David M. Mills
    Abt Associates, Inc.
Contributing Authors
  • Jeremy Hess
    University of Washington (Seattle Campus)
  • Radley Horton
    Columbia University
  • Patrick L. Kinney
    Columbia University
  • Joel D. Schwartz
    Harvard University
  • Alexis St. Juliana
    Abt Associates, Inc.

3. Air Quality Impacts

Lead Authors
  • Neal Fann
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing Authors
  • Terry M. Brennan
    Camroden Associates Inc.
  • Patrick Dolwick
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Janet L. Gamble
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Vito Ilacqua
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Laura Kolb
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Christopher G. Nolte
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Tanya L. Spero
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Lewis Ziska
    U.S. Department of Agriculture

4. Extreme Events

Lead Authors
  • Jesse E. Bell
    Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
  • Stephanie C. Herring
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Lesley Jantarasami
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing Authors
  • Carl Adrianopoli
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kaitlin Benedict
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Kathryn Conlon
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Vanessa Escobar
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Carlos Perez Garcia-Pando
    Columbia University
  • Jeremy Hess
    University of Washington (Seattle Campus)
  • Jeffrey Luvall
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dale Quattrochi
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Jennifer Runkle
    Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
  • Carl J. Schreck, III
    Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC

5. Vector-Borne Diseases

Lead Authors
  • Charles B. Beard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Rebecca J. Eisen
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Contributing Authors
  • Christopher M. Barker
    University of California, Davis
  • Jada F. Garofalo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Micah Hahn
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Mary Hayden
    National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Andrew J. Monaghan
    National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Nicholas H. Ogden
    Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Paul J. Schramm
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

6. Water-Related Illness

Lead Authors
  • Juli M. Trtanj
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Lesley Jantarasami
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing Authors
  • Joan Brunkard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Tracy Collier
    University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
  • John Jacobs
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Erin K. Lipp
    The University of Georgia
  • Sandra L. McLellan
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Stephanie Moore
    University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
  • Hans W. Paerl
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • John Ravenscroft
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mario Sengco
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Jeanette Thurston
    U.S. Department of Agriculture

7. Food Safety, Nutrition, and Distribution

Lead Authors
  • Lewis Ziska
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Allison Crimmins
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing Authors
  • Allan Auclair
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Stacey DeGrasse
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Jada F. Garofalo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Ali S. Khan
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Irakli Loladze
    Bryan College of Health Sciences
  • Adalberto A. Pérez de León
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Allan Showler
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Jeanette Thurston
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Isabel Walls
    U.S. Department of Agriculture

8. Mental Health and Well-Being

Lead Authors
  • Daniel Dodgen
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Contributing Authors
  • Darrin Donato
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
  • Nancy Kelly
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Annette M. La Greca
    University of Miami
  • Joshua Morganstein
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Joseph P. Reser
    Griffith University
  • Josef Ruzek
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Shulamit Schweitzer
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
  • Mark M. Shimamoto
    U.S. Global Change Research Program, National Coordination Office
  • Kimberly Thigpen Tart
    National Institutes of Health
  • Robert J. Ursano
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

9. Populations of Concern

Lead Authors
  • Janet L. Gamble
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • John Balbus
    National Institutes of Health
Contributing Authors
  • Martha Berger
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Karen Bouye
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Vince Campbell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Karletta Chief
    The University of Arizona
  • Kathryn Conlon
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Allison Crimmins
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Barry Flanagan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Cristina Marie Gonzalez-Maddux
    Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
  • Elaine Hallisey
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Sonja Hutchins
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Lesley Jantarasami
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Samar Khoury
    Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
  • Max Kiefer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Jessica Kolling
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Kathy Lynn
    University of Oregon
  • Arie Ponce Manangan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Marian McDonald
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Rachel Morello-Frosch
    University of California, Berkeley
  • Margaret Hiza Redsteer
    U.S. Geological Survey
  • Perry E. Sheffield
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Kimberly Thigpen Tart
    National Institutes of Health
  • Joanna Watson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Kyle Powys Whyte
    Michigan State University
  • Amy F. Wolkin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A1. Technical Support Document

Lead Authors
  • Allison Crimmins
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • John Balbus
    National Institutes of Health
  • Janet L. Gamble
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Contributing Authors
  • David Easterling
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Kristie L. Ebi
    University of Washington (Seattle Campus)
  • Jeremy Hess
    University of Washington (Seattle Campus)
  • Kenneth E. Kunkel
    Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
  • David M. Mills
    Abt Associates, Inc.
  • Marcus C. Sarofim
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Report Steering Committee

Lead Coordinator

  • Allison Crimmins
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Committee Members

  • John Balbus
    National Institutes of Health
  • Charles B. Beard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Rona Birnbaum
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Neal Fann
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Janet L. Gamble
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Jada Garofalo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Vito Ilacqua
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Lesley Jantarasami
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • George Luber
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Shubhayu Saha
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Paul Schramm
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Mark M. Shimamoto
    U.S. Global Change Research Program, National Coordination Office
  • Kimberly Thigpen Tart
    National Institutes of Health
  • Juli Trtanj
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Chapter Coordinators

  • Allison Crimmins
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Jada F. Garofalo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Lesley Jantarasami
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Andrea Maguire
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Daniel Malashock
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service
  • Jennifer Runkle
    Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites–North Carolina
  • Marcus Sarofim
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mark M. Shimamoto
    U.S. Global Change Research Program, National Coordination Office

United States Global Change Research Program

  • Michael Kuperberg
    Executive Director, USGCRP, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
  • Ben DeAngelo
    Deputy Executive Director, USGCRP, White House OSTP

Subcommittee on Global Change Research Leadership and Executive Committee

Chair

  • Thomas Karl
    U.S. Department of Commerce

Vice Chairs

  • Michael Freilich
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Gerald Geernaert
    U.S. Department of Energy
  • Richard Spinrad
    U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Roger Wakimoto
    National Science Foundation
  • Jeffrey Arnold, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Adjunct)

Principals

  • John Balbus
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • William Breed
    U.S. Agency for International Development (Acting)
  • Joel Clement
    U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Pierre Comizzoli
    Smithsonian Institution
  • Wayne Higgins
    U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Scott Harper
    U.S. Department of Defense (Acting)
  • William Hohenstein
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Jack Kaye
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Dorothy Koch
    U.S. Department of Energy
  • C. Andrew Miller
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Craig Robinson
    National Science Foundation
  • Arthur Rypinski
    U.S. Department of Transportation (Acting)
  • Trigg Talley
    U.S. Department of State

Executive Office of the President Liaisons

  • Tamara Dickinson
    Principal Assistant Director for Environment and Energy, White House OSTP
  • Afua Bruce
    Executive Director, National Science and Technology Council, White House OSTP (from June 2015)
  • Jayne Morrow
    Executive Director, National Science and Technology Council, White House OSTP (through June 2015)
  • Richard Duke
    White House Council on Environmental Quality
  • Kimberly Miller
    White House Office of Management and Budget
  • Fabien Laurier
    Director (Acting), National Climate Assessment, White House OSTP (from December 2013)

USGCRP Climate and Health Assessment Staff

USGCRP National Coordination Office

  • Michael Kuperberg
    Executive Director, USGCRP, White House OSTP
  • Ben DeAngelo
    Deputy Executive Director, USGCRP, White House OSTP
  • Katharine Jacobs
    Director, National Climate Assessment, White House OSTP (through December 2013)
  • Thomas Armstrong
    Executive Director, USGCRP NCO, White House OSTP (through December 2014)
  • Christopher P. Weaver
    Executive Director (Acting, through August 2015), formerly Deputy Director, USGCRP NCO, White House OSTP
  • Glynis C. Lough
    Chief of Staff, National Climate Assessment 
  • Bradley Akamine
    Chief Digital Officer
  • Mark M. Shimamoto
    Health Program Lead
  • Ilya Fischhoff
    Senior Scientist, National Climate Assessment
  • Emily Therese Cloyd
    Engagement and Outreach Lead
  • Steve Aulenbach
    GCIS Content Curator (through September 2015)
  • Samantha Brooks
    SGCR Executive Secretary (through July 2015)
  • Tess Carter
    Student Assistant, National Climate Assessment
  • Brian Duggan
    GCIS Lead System Engineer (through September 2015)
  • Bryce Golden-Chen
    Coordinator, National Climate Assessment (through September 2015)
  • Justin Goldstein
    Advance Science Climate Data and Observing Systems Coordinator
  • Alexa Jay
    Science Writer (from December 2015)
  • Amanda Jensen
    Student Assistant, The George Washington University (January-May 2015)
  • Amanda McQueen
    SGCR Executive Secretary (from July 2015)
  • Alena Marovitz
    Student Assistant, Amherst College (June-August 2015)
  • Tanya Maslak
    Chief of Operations (through May 2015)
  • Julie Morris
    Associate Director of Implementation and Strategic Planning
  • Brent Newman
    GCIS Data Coordinator (from January 2015)
  • Katie Reeves
    Engagement Support Associate (from December 2015)
  • Catherine Wolner
    Science Writer (through June 2015)
  • Robert Wolfe
    Technical Lead for the Global Change Information System (GCIS), NASA (through March 2016)

NOAA Technical Support Unit, National Centers for Environmental Information

  • David Easterling
    NCA Technical Support Unit Director, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)
  • Paula Ann Hennon
    NCA Technical Support Unit Deputy Director, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites–North Carolina (CICS-NC) (through December 2015)
  • Kenneth Kunkel
    Lead Scientist, CICS-NC
  • Sara W. Veasey
    Creative Director, NOAA NCEI
  • Andrew Buddenberg
    Software Engineer/Scientific Programmer, CICS-NC
  • Sarah Champion
    Data Architect, CICS-NC
  • Daniel Glick
    Editor, CICS-NC
  • Jessicca Griffin
    Lead Graphic Designer, CICS-NC
  • Angel Li
    Web Developer, CICS-NC
  • Liz Love-Brotak
    Graphic Designer, NOAA NCEI
  • Tom Maycock
    Project Manager/Editor, CICS-NC
  • Deborah Misch
    Graphic Designer, LMI
  • Susan Osborne
    Copy Editor, LMI
  • Deborah B. Riddle
    Graphic Designer, NOAA NCEI
  • Jennifer Runkle
    Editor, CICS-NC
  • April Sides
    Web Developer, CICS-NC
  • Mara Sprain
    Copy Editor, LAC Group
  • Laura E. Stevens
    Research Scientist, CICS-NC
  • Brooke C. Stewart
    Science Editor, CICS-NC
  • Liqiang Sun
    Research Scientist/Modeling Support, CICS-NC
  • Devin Thomas
    Metadata Specialist, ERT Inc.
  • Kristy Thomas
    Metadata Specialist, ERT Inc.
  • Teresa Young
    Print Specialist, ERT Inc.

UNC Asheville’s National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC)

  • Karin Rogers
    Director of Operations/Research Scientist
  • Greg Dobson
    Director of Geospatial Technology/Research Scientist
  • Caroline Dougherty
    Principal Designer
  • John Frimmel
    Applied Research Software Developer
  • Ian Johnson
    Geospatial and Science Communications Associate

USGCRP Interagency Crosscutting Group on Climate Change and Human Health (CCHHG)

Co-Chairs

  • John Balbus
    National Institutes of Health
  • George Luber
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Juli Trtanj
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Coordinator

  • Mark M. Shimamoto
    U.S. Global Change Research Program, National Coordination Office

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Sue Estes
    Universities Space Research Association
  • John Haynes
    Science Mission Directorate

U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Isabel Walls
    National Institute of Food and Agriculture

U.S. Department of Commerce

  • Michelle Hawkins
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Hunter Jones
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Juli Trtanj
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

U.S. Department of Defense

  • Jean-Paul Chretien
    Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center
  • James Persson
    U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • John Balbus
    National Institutes of Health
  • Charles B. Beard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Ross Bowling
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration
  • Kathleen Danskin
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
  • Stacey Degrasse
    Food and Drug Administration
  • Renee Dickman
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
  • Caroline Dilworth
    National Institutes of Health
  • Jada F. Garafalo
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Christine Jessup
    National Institutes of Health
  • Maya Levine
    Office of Global Affairs
  • George Luber
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Joshua Rosenthal
    National Institutes of Health
  • Shubhayu Saha
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Bono Sen
    National Institutes of Health
  • Paul J. Schramm
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Joanna Watson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - NIOSH
  • Kimberly Thigpen Tart
    National Institutes of Health

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

  • Jeffrey Stiefel
    Office of Health Affairs

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • J. Kofi Berko Jr.
    Office of Lead Hazard Control & Healthy Homes

U.S. Department of the Interior

  • Patricia Bright
    U.S. Geological Survey
  • Joseph Bunnell
    U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. Department of State

  • Joshua Glasser
    Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • Martha Berger
    Office of Children's Health Protection
  • Rona Birnbaum
    Office of Air and Radiation
  • Bryan Bloomer
    Office of Research and Development
  • Allison Crimmins
    Office of Air and Radiation
  • Amanda Curry Brown
    Office of Air and Radiation
  • Janet L. Gamble
    Office of Research and Development
  • Vito Ilacqua
    Office of Research and Development
  • Michael Kolian
    Office of Air and Radiation
  • Marian Rutigliano
    Office of Research and Development

White House National Security Council

  • David V. Adams

Review Editors

  • Rupa Basu
    California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
  • Paul English
    Public Health Institute, Oakland, CA
  • Kim Knowlton
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  • Patricia Romero-Lankao
    National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Bart Ostro
    University of California, Davis
  • Jan Semenza
    European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
  • Fran Sussman
    ICF International
  • Felicia Wu
    Michigan State University

Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge RTI International, ICF International, Abt Associates, and Abt Environmental Research (formerly Stratus Consulting) for their support in the development of this report.

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