Kristie Ebi

Professor, Global Health
Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

Hans Rosling Center
Box 351620
Global Health, Box #351620
Seattle, WA 98195-


Research Interests

Health risks of and responses to global change particularly climate change.

DEOHS Biography


PhD Epidemiologic Science, University of Michigan, 1985

MPH Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1983

MS Toxicology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976

BS Biochemistry, Michigan State University, 1972

In the News

Risk of dangerous heat exposure is growing quickly in cities
Scientific American, 10/14/2021

Climate change is supercharging California heat waves, and the state isn’t ready
Los Angeles Times, 10/07/2021

With extreme heat increasingly common, UW expert calls for urgent planning to protect health in new Lancet series
UW News, 08/20/2021

Disaster planners face a new normal: Simultaneous catastrophes
Forbes, 03/20/2021

Why the US Rejoining the Paris Climate Accord Matters at Home and Abroad
DGH News, 01/22/2021

Rising Temperatures Linked to Poorer Diets for Children, Says Global Study
The Independent, 01/15/2021

Podcast: Health Care Take Note: Every Greenhouse Gas Emission Matters
Health Affairs, 12/22/2020

Climate risks to health set to worsen inequity, harm children
Thompson Reuters, 12/21/2020

The Health Effects Of Climate Change
Health Affairs, 12/09/2020

Heatwaves are becoming more deadly as nights warm faster than days
CNBC, 09/12/2020