Associate Professor Ying Zhang is a senior epidemiologist at the School of Public Health, University of Sydney. She is a dedicated researcher and educator on climate change and global health with over 100 publications in the field. Ying is the Co-Chair of the MJA-Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change in Australia, which produces annual reports to track progress on health and climate change research in the country until 2030. Ying is the Convenor of the Sustainability, Climate and Health Collaboration. Ying is also keen on promoting research translation and policy advocacy to address health and climate change issues, through her leadership roles as the elected council member of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, and member of the World Health Organisation Civil Society Working Group on Health and Climate Change. She has received prestigious awards, such as the Australian Prime Minister Endeavor Fellowship.
See Ying Zhang at the Better Futures Forum:
Thursday 19 August, 12.30pm - 1.20pm AEST
BREAKOUT SESSION: Prioritising health in the national climate response