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EXTREME HANGOUT COP28 SPEAKERS
Here’s to all the incredible change makers joining us on The Extreme Hangout stage at COP28. It is the passion and effort of everyone here that is helping popularise the climate movement and inspiring environmental action. A massive thank you.
SPEAKERS AND STORYTELLERS
Wael El Delaimy
Professor of Public Health at the University of California Wael Al-Delaimy is a professor of Public Health at the University of California Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health. He is a multidisciplinary chronic diseases epidemiologist working with vulnerable communities locally and globally, focusing on climate change, mental health, and research ethics. He directs four large federal programs on climate change, training of community health workers, and research ethics, as well as a state-wide evaluation program for tobacco control among American Indians in California. He is the Director of the NIH Newly Funded Global Center on Climate Change and Water, Energy, Food, and Health Systems, and Joint Director of the Geo Health Hub on Climate and Health in the Middle East and North Africa. His work on climate change involves global capacity building, health policy, and the role of water and climate variables on health.